The Calm, Cool & Collected Behind CHP’s 911

The Calm, Cool & Collected Behind CHP’s 911

SACRAMENTO – It is not often that people get to see the work that a California Highway Patrol (CHP) dispatcher does, day in and day out.  Anyone who has ever called a CHP dispatch center has heard it, but most never see it. “CHP dispatchers are unique individuals who can essentially bottle and cap their… Continue Reading

DMV Investigators Cite 18 in Operation Targeting Disabled Person Parking Placard Abuse in Oxnard

DMV Investigators Cite 18 in Operation Targeting Disabled Person Parking Placard Abuse in Oxnard

Oxnard – On June 20, 2017, California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) investigators contacted drivers parking at an Oxnard Walmart store in spaces designated for those with Disabled Person Parking Placards (DPPP) or plates.   The goal was to identify and cite those who illegally parked their vehicles in marked handicapped spaces.   Investigators issued citations to… Continue Reading

DMV Investigators Cite 32 in Disabled Parking Enforcement Operation

DMV Investigators Cite 32 in Disabled Parking Enforcement Operation

HAWTHORNE– When California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) investigators set up a disabled parking enforcement operation at a Target store in Hawthorne on June 10, 2017, they knew they were likely to find people fraudulently using Disabled Person Parking Placards (DPPP) but what may have been surprising were the 20 people they caught parking in… Continue Reading

“Manager” in $5 Million Unemployment Fraud Scheme Sentenced

“Manager” in $5 Million Unemployment Fraud Scheme Sentenced

SACRAMENTO – A Long Beach man found guilty of “managing” a fictitious business unemployment scheme that netted $5 million dollars in unemployment insurance benefits is now sentenced to six years in prison.  Andre Antonio Walters, 37, was sentenced on June 15, 2017 and fined $15,000 for four counts of mail fraud. “California Employment Development Department… Continue Reading

Los Angeles Dentist Allegedly Billed Insurance Companies for Dental Treatments that Patients Didn’t Receive

Los Angeles Dentist Allegedly Billed Insurance Companies for Dental Treatments that Patients Didn’t Receive

LOS ANGELES – On June 14, 2017, the California Department of Insurance announced that Los Angeles area Dentist Carlos Maria Vallarta Fausto, 55, of Rancho Palos Verdes, surrendered to authorities after he was charged with two felony counts of insurance fraud for allegedly charging insurers more than $31,000 for services never rendered at his Los… Continue Reading

CSLEA Greets New Dispatchers Training in Riverside

CSLEA Greets New Dispatchers Training in Riverside

RIVERSIDE – On June 13, 2017, California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) Member Services Representative Shelley Bishop and CHP-Public Safety Dispatchers Association Secretary/Treasurer Steve Fulton greeted 10 new CHP public safety dispatchers who are training at the Ben Clark Center in Riverside. “Training to become a CHP dispatcher can be one long learning curve, there… Continue Reading

CSLEA-RPPOA Members Graduate from Academy

CSLEA-RPPOA Members Graduate from Academy

SACRAMENTO –  Congratulations to some of our newest members who have spent eight long months training to become California State Parks rangers and peace officer-lifeguards!  The cadets graduated from their program and received their badges on June 8, 2017. “These men and women are officially rangers and peace officer-lifeguards, sworn peace officers who will now… Continue Reading

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