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California Highway Patrol
Southern Division (Los Angeles County Operations)

Encompassing Los Angeles County and although the smallest geographically of the CHP's eight Divisions, Southern
Division encompasses all of Los Angeles County with a population that is more than a quarter of California's
population and larger than that of 42 U.S. states.  At last count (2005), the Southern Division has the largest number
of CHP employees (1,123 uniformed officers and 359 non-uniformed personnel). Los Angeles is the real-world
training ground for many new CHP officers. According to the most recent numbers available, more than a third of
CHP academy graduates are assigned to Southern Division. In 2012, Southern
Division officers documented 50,622
collision reports, the most of any Division in the state.

About one-third of all CHP motorcycles are assigned to Southern Division. When a traffic violation or collision occurs,
motorcycles are the only vehicles that can weave between gridlocked cars. Some freeways have little or no shoulder
to allow law enforcement cars and emergency vehicles access to an accident scene. CHP motorcycle officers also
assist in providing protection to the many visits by national leaders and foreign heads of state to the Los Angeles area.

The Los Angeles Communications Center handles as many as 150,000 "routine" calls each month; responding to
42,000 call boxes and 450,000 potential cell phone users - a figure that grows each week. The Center dispatches for
all of Los Angeles County, supporting 1,000 CHP officers operating 600 mobile units and dispatching 144 Metro
Freeway Service Patrol trucks.

Source: California Highway Patrol


CHP Stations and Facilities in Los Angeles County




Southern Division Office (Administration)

411 N Central Ave, Glendale 91203

(818) 240-8200

Los Angeles Communications Center

2901 Broadway Ave, Los Angeles 90041

(323) 249-2000


2130 Windsor Ave, Altadena 91001

(626) 296-8100

Antelope Valley

2041 West Avenue "I", Lancaster 93536

(661) 948-8541

Baldwin Park

14039 Francisquito Ave, Baldwin Park 91706

(626) 338-1164

Castaic Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Facility

27858 Golden State Hwy, Santa Clarita 91384

(661) 294-5530

Central Los Angeles

777 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles 90015

(213) 744-2331

East Los Angeles

1601 Corporate Center Drive, Monterey Park 91754

(323) 980-4600


28648 The Old Road, Valencia 91355

(661) 294-5540

Santa Fe Springs

10051 Orr and Day Rd, Santa Fe Springs 90670

(562) 868-0503

South Los Angeles

19700 Hamilton Ave, Torrance 90502

(310) 516-3355

West Los Angeles

6300 Bristol Parkway, Culver City 90230

(310) 642-3939

West Valley

5825 De Soto Ave, Woodland Hills 91367

(818) 888-0980



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