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Family Members Find Relative’s Body Down Embankment

Fatal Collision

Family members found a relative who was reported missing last week in an overturned car down an Acton embankment, officials said Monday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Damien Sisley, 34, of Palmdale, was found Sunday afternoon in his car down an embankment, off Mt. Emma Road and Angeles Forest Highway, said Sgt. ...

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KHTS, SCVTV Take Ride-Along With California Highway Patrol

KHTS, SCVTV Take Ride-Along With California Highway Patrol

Officer Eric Priessman of the Newhall office of the California Highway Patrol generally begins his shift with coffee and a 5 a.m. briefing. After discussing concerns, such as traffic hazards, road conditions, Amber Alerts or any other information Priessman and his fellow officers might need to know, they hit the roads. The Santa Clarita Valley office -- which is in Castaic, but dubbed Newhall because that’s where it used to be -- covers a pretty wide berth.

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CHP Seeking Accreditation From CALEA For Communication Operations

CHP Seeking Accreditation From CALEA For Communication Operations

California Highway Patrol officials are seeking accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, or CALEA, for their communications operations. “The communication centers are the front lines of public safety and service, our dispatchers working in these facilities are fielding the vast majority of wireless 9-1-1 calls in the state,” said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow. “The accreditation process for our communications unit is another excellent opportunity for the public to provide feedback about our operations as we continue to promote transparency and accountability while striving to improve our organization.”

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