Meet your Recruitment Team

​Northern Division

2485 Sonoma Street Redding, CA 96001

(530) 722-1839

Officer Victor Aguilar, ID #16928


  • I love to cook Spanish food, play the guitar, and spend time with my family


  • Helping the next generation of public servants

  • Judo Pushups


  • There’s nothing wrong with working hard for what you want

  • Be a good human

Officer Victor AguilarOfficer Victor Aguilar

Valley Division

 2555 1st Avenue Sacramento , CA 95818


​Coming Soon!

​Golden Gate Division

1551 Benicia Road Vallejo, CA 94591


Officer Caleb 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.Officer Caleb Benefiel

​Central Division

5435 E Olive Ave Fresno, CA 93727


​Officer Julieta 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 in law enforcement and college graduate.

  • I enjoy playing sports specially 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!

Officer Julieta Trenado
Officer Julieta Trenado

​Southern Division

411 Central Ave Glendale, CA 91203


​​Officer Amber 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 tip 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)650-3600

​Officer Armando Garcia #18091

Officer Joshua Andino, ID #21631

Prior to CHP
  • Served 8 1/2 years active duty with the U.S. Navy

Other Facts About Me:

  • Enjoys time with family.
  • Boxing since a young age.

Things I enjoy About Being A Recruiter:

  • I enjoy about being a recruiter is the ability to  speak with the public and the countless opportunities to educate possible applicants about a career with the CHP. Furthermore, I like showing new applicants what “nose in the rings” are.

My Tip For New Applicants:

  • My biggest tip for new applicants is to stay motivated in the hiring process and maintaining peak physical fitness level at all times. Stay motivated!

Officer Joshua Andino

​Coastal Division

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


Officer Jordan Richards, ID #20228

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 Tip 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


​Officer Lawrence Guynes, ID  #20487

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 Tip 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 Octavio 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 Tip for New Applicants:

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

Officer Octavio MaganaOfficer Octavio Magana


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