CHP

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    Professional and growth experience

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - California Highway Patrol Officer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - California Highway Patrol Officer in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at CHP full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Comrades and prestigious among law enforcement agencies

    Cons

    Inherent danger of the job. Working off shifts and days during the beginning of your career. Also some limitations in being able to relocate might deter some

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Seek out and encourage those who have the skills to advance

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CHP Interviews

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    California Highway Patrol Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sacramento, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sacramento, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 12+ monthsinterviewed at CHP.

    Interview Details

    State Bureaucratic Process. 1-Apply when open. 2-Written Exam. 3-Physical. 4-Medical.
    5-Background Check. 6-Interview 7-Psycological Screening. 8- WAIT 24-48 MONTHS!
    9-Pass 27 week Academy.

    Interview Questions
    • None - Just know everything you can about the CHP and they will want you to regurgitate it to them. Basically memorize the CHP values / mission and seven points of the badge. Then answer honestly and use those points to align yourself with them.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation. State job. Everyone is paid the same based on rank and time employed regardless of performance, experience, training or work ethic.
    Accepted Offer
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    Difficult Interview

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Website www.chp.ca.gov
Headquarters Sacramento, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1929
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
Competitors Unknown

The state mascot of California is the grizzly bear; an unofficial one for the California Highway Patrol (CHP) might be the duo Ponch and Jon, motorcycle-cops of the TV series "CHiPs." CHP is committed to preventing property damage, injuries, and (worse) loss of life on the state's roads. The agency's aim is to reduce the number of traffic collisions through law enforcement, public education, and highway engineering. CHP also offers emergency assistance, including disaster relief and lifesaving help. Established in 1929 by the state legislature, the agency's programs... More

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