MOJAVE – The California Highway Patrol’s Mojave office will open its doors to the public this Saturday, Aug. 6.
The Open House will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. at 1313 State Highway 58 in Mojave.
Attendees will get to meet the officers and view the equipment they use to provide safety and service to the local community. The Open House will also feature demonstrations and informational booths throughout the evening, as well as a visit from special units, according to Lieutenant John Williams, Commander of the Mojave Area.
“There is a lot that the CHP does, and this is a great opportunity to show the communities we serve how we work,” Williams stated.
The Open House will include three live events – a Less Lethal Shotgun Demonstration at 5 p.m.; a Taser Demonstration at 6 p.m.; and a K-9 Demonstration at 7 p.m.
Attendees will also receive car seat and impaired driver education throughout the event.
For more information on the CHP-Mojave Area Open House, contact 661-823-5500.
CHP Mojave Area recruiting Explorers
The California Highway Patrol is looking to recruit local young men and women between the ages of 15 and 21 to join its Mojave Area CHP Explorer program. The program gives students the opportunity to experience police work through training, competitions and traffic control. Applications are being accepted at the CHP’s Mojave office.