2720 Dept of the California Highway Patrol
Program Descriptions


The objectives of this program are to minimize deaths, injuries, and property losses due to traffic accidents; to reduce traffic delays to the motoring public; to provide protection and assistance to the motoring public, state employees and property, including protection of the State Capitol and the surrounding grounds, state constitutional officers, and visiting dignitaries; and to curtail the potential for terrorist threats as part of broader state and federal homeland security efforts. These objectives are achieved through both ground and flight operations.