CHP Business Opportunities

Welcome to the CHP

​Thank you for your interest in the California Highway Patrol. We look forward to increasing the number of opportunities you have to provide us with the goods and services we need. Below is a listing of the types of goods and services we require to support our daily operations. Because we are a statewide organization with approximately 10,000 employees, our needs never end.

The CHP is extremely supportive of small and disabled veteran businesses and is intent on actively seeking partnerships with them. Being certified to do business with the state as a small business provides you with a five percent preference in the bid process. The friendly, professional people in the CHP's Certified Business Advocate Program are ready to assist you in successfully participating in the state's procurement process. Please review this page, find the goods or services categories that best fit your business, and give us a call!

small business 

Types of Commodities Purchased

  • ​Air Conditioners (facility)

  • Airplanes

  • Airplane Parts & Accessories

  • Ammunition

  • Animal Snares

  • Audio Visual Equipment

  • Automobiles

  • Automotive Parts

  • Automotive Supplies

  • Badges & Cap Pieces

  • Batteries

  • Bicycles

  • Blankets, Emergency

  • Blood Pressure Cuffs

  • Books and Periodicals

  • Boots, Cold Weather

  • Breath Analyzers

  • Cameras, Video, Digital, Polaroid

  • Camper Shells

  • Canine

  • Carpeting

  • Cellular/Satellite Telephones

  • Child Safety Seats

  • Computers

  • Construction Supplies

  • Emergency Medical Supplies

  • Extrication Collars

  • Film, 35mm, Polaroid, Video

  • First Aid Kits

  • Food

  • Food Service Equipment

  • Forklifts

  • Fuel Tanks

  • General Law Enforcement Accessories

  • Generators

  • Gloves, Neoprene

  • Handcuffs, Metal

  • Helmets, Motorcycle & Riot

  • Infrared Cameras

  • Janitorial Supplies

  • Lumber

  • Mail Room Equipment & Supplies

  • Motorcycles

  • Office Furniture

  • Office Machines

  • Office Supplies

  • Pagers

  • Paint, Marking

  • Paper

  • Photocopiers

  • Plumbing Supplies

  • Police Protective Equipment

  • Promotional Items

  • Radar Devices

  • Radios (Telecommunications)

  • Reproduction Equipment & Supplies

  • Safety Emblems

  • Scales

  • Scanners (computer, bar code)

  • Signage (building, directional)

  • Snow Chains

  • Software

  • Spike Strips

  • Surveying Equipment

  • Telephone Systems

  • Tires

  • Toner Cartridges

  • Tools, Automotive & Hand

  • Tower Parts & Components (telecom)

  • Voice Mail Systems

  • Voice Stress Analyzers

  • Water, Bottled

  • Wheel Weights

  • Woodworking Equipment

  • Woodworking Supplies

Types of Service Contracts

  • ​Aircraft Maint. & Repair

  • Alarm & Fire Alarm Monitoring

  • Armored Car Service

  • Automatic Gate Repair

  • Auto Parts Cleaner Services

  • Avionics Maint. & Repair

  • Badge Repair

  • Bicycle Maint. & Repair

  • Blueprinting Services

  • Business Management Consulting Services

  • Cadet Applicant & Testing Services

  • Cadet Credit Evaluation

  • Cadet Psychological Screening

  • Calif. Motorcycle Safety Program Administration

  • Civil Service Examination Facilitation/Proctor

  • Calibration of Specialized Equipment

  • Camera Maint. & Repair

  • Canine Handler Training

  • Canine Training Services

  • Carpet Installation

  • Collections Services

  • Copier Maint. & Repair

  • Diesel Generator Maint. & Repair

  • Dishwasher Maint. & Repair

  • ​Elevator Maint. & Repair

  • EMT Training & Associated Svcs.

  • Engraving (Safety Emblem)

  • Facility Use/Rental

  • Federal Grant Contracts

  • Film/Video Processing & Development

  • Film & Video Services

  • Fire Extinguisher Service

  • Forklift/Pallet Jack Maint. & Repair

  • Garage Door Maint. & Repair

  • Graphic Arts Equipment Maint. & Repair

  • Hazardous Material Routing & Tracking

  • Hazardous Waste Removal

  • Headset Maint. & Repair

  • Helicopter Maint. & Repair

  • Helmet Maint. & Repair

  • HVAC Service

  • Information Technology Consulting Services

  • Information Technology Services (non-consultant)

  • Instructor Services

  • Janitorial

  • Landscaping

  • Laundry / Linen Services

  • Legal Counsel/Representation

  • Media Contracts

  • Medical Consulting Services

  • Motel/Hotel Accommodation

  • Newswire/Press Clipping Services

  • Office Machines Maint. & Repair

  • Pager Services

  • Painting/Detailing Services (CHP Vehicles)

  • Painting Services (Interior/Exterior)

  • Pest Control Services

  • Physical Performance Equip. Maint. & Repair

  • Plumbing

  • Portable Chemical Toilets Services  

  • Printing Services

  • Public Service Contracts

  • Public Works Contracts

  • Room/Conference Room

  • Sanitation Septic Services

  • Scale Maint. & Repair

  • Security Services

  • Snow Removal

  • Steam Cleaning Services

  • Sweeping Services

  • Telephone Services

  • Television Equipment Maint. & Repair

  • Tool Sharpening

  • Unarmed Security Services

  • Uninterruptible Power Supply Maint. & Repair

  • Used Tire Removal Services

  • Vehicle Towing and/or Storage

  • Vehicle Towing Only

  • Video Duplicating Services

  • Waste Oil Removal Services

  • Weapons Firing Range

For more information contact the following departments:

How to do Business with CHP:

Department of California Highway Patrol
Certified Business Advocate Program
Bus. (916) 843-3616
Fax  (916) 322-3166
www.chp.ca.gov/certifiedbusiness
P.O. Box 942898
Sacramento, CA 94298-0001

​How to Get Certified as a Small Business and/or DVBE:

Department of General Services
Office of Small Business and DVBE Services
(916) 375-4940
www.pd.dgs.ca.gov/smbus
707 Third Street, First Floor, Room 400
West Sacramento, CA 95605

State Government:

Department of General Services
Procurement Division
(800) 559-5529
http://www.documents.dgs.ca.gov/
pd/smallbus/Howtodobus110.pdf

or
www.pd.dgs.ca.gov
707 Third Street, Second Floor
West Sacramento, CA 95605

​Questions regarding the CHP's certified business program can be directed to the Certified Business Advocate at CertifiedBusiness@chp.ca.gov or at (916) 843-3616.

 

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