Meet your Recruitment Team

​Northern Division

2485 Sonoma Street Redding, CA 96001

(530) 722-1839

 CHPNorthernrecruitment@chp.ca.gov

COMING SOON

Valley Division

 2555 1st Avenue Sacramento , CA 95818

(916)731-6500

CHPValleyRecruitment@chp.ca.gov

Officer Holiman, ID #21736



Prior to CHP:

  • ·  Graduate of Holy Names University- BA Business Communications (Collegiate Athlete- Softball - 4 years)
  • ·  Business Development Manager and Recruiter for IT Staffing Companies Personal Trainer, Health & Wellness Coach
  • ·Personal Trainer, Health & Wellness Coach
 

Things I enjoy about being a Recruiter:

·  Watching the applicants grow through the process with their physical fitness and confidence
·  The ability to interact with the public and bring light to a career with the CHP
 

My tip for new applicants:

·  The process won’t be easy, but it will be 100% worth it. Stay motivated and remember your end goal.
·  Your physical fitness will be key in not only making it through the hiring process, but also through the CHP Academy. Work hard, no matter what.  
 

Facts about me:

·  I enjoy staying active and love to travel.
·  I have sang the National Anthem since I was 5 years old and have been fortunate enough to sing it in uniform at the CHP Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony, Sacramento Kings game, and San Francisco Giants game.


Officer Williams, ID #22419



Prior to CHP:

·  Graduate of CSU Stanislaus- BA Kinesiology (Collegiate Athlete- Basketball - 4 years)
·  Graduate of Fresno Pacific University- MA Kinesiology
·  Head Coach at multiple Orange theory Fitness Studios
·  DJ for weddings and corporate events

Things I enjoy about being a Recruiter:

·  My biggest joy is seeing other people succeed. Mentoring applicants through the hiring process is a true passion of mine.
·  I enjoy being out interacting with the community and educating the public about the opportunities CHP has to offer.

My tip for new applicants:

·  Always remember your ‘why’! Never forget why you started and use that as motivation through the entire process.
·  Utilize your support group and don’t be afraid to ask questions.

Facts about me:

·  First generation law enforcement and college graduate.
·  I love overland camping and traveling to new places for new adventures.

​Golden Gate Division

1551 Benicia Road Vallejo, CA 94591

(707)917-4360

30Recruitment@chp.ca.gov

Officer Benefiel, ID #21421


Prior to CHP:

• Graduate of U.C. Berkeley, BA in Political Science
• Prior Small Business Owner

Things I enjoy about being a Recruiter:

I enjoy encouraging applicants through the Applicant Preparation Program (APP) to achieve their goal of becoming a California Highway Patrol Officer.

 

My tip for new applicants:

Take your preparation serious – a career with the California Highway Patrol is not given, it is earned.

​Central Division

5435 E Olive Ave Fresno, CA 93727

(559)603-7740

CHPcentralrecruitment@chp.ca.gov

​Officer Trenado, ID #21760


Prior to CHP:

  • Graduate of CSU Stanislaus & Livingston High School

  • Former Wet Seal Assistant Manager & Jack in the Box Employee

Other facts about me:

  • First generation law enforcement and college graduate.

  • I enjoy playing sports, especially soccer.

  • I love my mom!

My tip for new applicants:

Be yourself! Remember we are human too and we all must start somewhere. We were in your shoes once. You’re up, so show us what your made of!

​Southern Division

411 Central Ave Glendale, CA 91203

(818)240-8200

CHPSouthernrecruitment@chp.ca.gov

​Officer Torres, ID #22434


Prior to CHP:

· Graduate of Cal-State University Long Beach - BA Political Science
· Site Coordinator for Los Angeles Unified School District

Things I enjoy about being a recruiter:

· As a recruiter, I enjoy assisting applicants throughout their hiring process and watching them grow and develop as they prepare for the CHP Academy.


My tips for new applicants:

· Work hard, be patient, and never give up.
· Put in the work and utilize all resources that are offered to you.
· Professionalism and preparation go a long way.

​Officer Kolter, ID #22231


Prior to CHP:

· Graduate of Concordia University-BA Psychology (Collegiate Athlete 3 years)
· Investigator and Social Worker with children and adults with physical and intellectual disabilities

Things I enjoy about being a recruiter:

· As a recruiter, I enjoy interacting with the applicants through the Applicant Preparation Program to assist them through the hiring process and help prepare them for the CHP Academy. 

My tips for new applicants:

· Invest in the process and in yourself.  Remember your end goal and your ‘why’. 
·Take advantage of all the tools and resources that are available to you via the website, from a CHP Recruiter, and Background Investigator.
· Engage in the Applicant Preparation Program throughout the process to maximize your preparation for the CHP Academy and a successful career as a CHP Officer.


​​Officer Davis, ID #21775


Prior to CHP:

UC Riverside Graduate & Collegiate Athlete


Things I enjoy about being a Recruiter:

As a recruiter I enjoy mentoring applicants as they navigate through the hiring process. It's always exciting meeting new individuals who are motivated, willing to put in the work and ready to make a difference on our department.


My tips for new applicants:

Stay focused on the bigger picture. Utilize the Applicant Preparation Program so you can confidently go through the hiring process knowing you are doing everything you can to prepare yourself for this career.

​Border Division

9330 Farnham Street San Diego, CA 92123

Phone: (858)944-6360

chpborderrecruitment@chp.ca.gov

​Officer Garcia #18091

Officer Garcia

​Coastal Division

4115 Broad Street, Suite B-10 San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

(805)706-3303

CHPCoastalRecruitment@chp.ca.gov

Officer Richards, ID #20228Officer Richards

Prior to CHP:

  • United States Army
  • Home Depot store manager from 2007 to 2010
  • Realtor and Sales Manger for Centex Homes from 2003 to 2007
  • California State University of Fresno B.A. in Liberal Studies

Things I enjoy about being a Recruiter:

I enjoy mentoring and guiding future Officers with their mental, physical and career development.


My tips for new applicants:

Treat each opportunity as new chance to make a positive first impression.  
Stay humble and work hard!


​Inland Division

847 E. Brier Dr. San Bernardino , CA 92408

(909)806-2400

CHPInlandrecruitment@chp.ca.gov

​Officer Guynes, ID  #20487

Officer Guynes

Prior to CHP: 

  • Graduate of University of Idaho (Collegiate Athlete-  Football)

  • Former professional athlete
  • Toll Global Forwarding Distribution Center (Lead Worker) 

Things I enjoy about being a Recruiter: 

  • I enjoy mentoring and guiding future Officers with their mental, physical and career development. 
  • Preparing applicants for an amazing career. 

My tips for new applicants: 

  • Be ready to transition your mindset from applicant to Cadet, to obtain a self-rewarding career. 
  • Strive for excellence, stay diligent, and define your opportunities. 

Officer Magana, ID #17247


Prior to CHP:

  • United States Marine Corps

  • Cable Technician

Things I enjoy about being a Recruiter:

I enjoy speaking with people about the California Highway Patrol, helping applicants navigate through the hiring process, mentoring them as they prepare for the CHP Academy and seeing the transformation in them.  

My tips for new applicants:

• Never lose sight of why you are here.  
• Take every opportunity to learn.

Officer MaganaOfficer Octavio Magana

 

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