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FRESNO — The California Highway Patrol is in need of people who want to make a difference and help the community by becoming public safety dispatchers.

The CHP will be hosting an informational seminar this month on how to become a CHP public safety dispatcher for Fresno, Merced and Bakersfield areas.

CHP officers, CHP public safety dispatchers and supervisors will be at the seminar to assist with questions. The event is being organized by the CHP Central Division Recruitment Unit and the CHP Fresno Communications Center.

The CHP has 25 communications dispatch centers statewide that employ nearly 900 public safety dispatchers. Last year, these employees were responsible for handling approximately 8.9 million calls for service.

If you feel you can be a part of one of the largest law enforcement agencies in the world, the CHP will continue to accept applications through Dec. 28 and the performance testing will be administered the week of Jan. 22, 2018.

Bilingual individuals are encouraged to apply. A career with the CHP offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

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