WEST SACRAMENTO — Joshua Fuhrman of Placerville, Calif., has successfully completed the 27-week cadet training course at the California Highway Patrol (CHP) Academy. He is assigned to duty at the CHP’s San Francisco Area office.
Officer Fuhrman is a 2006 graduate of Union Mine High School in El Dorado. He also attended Folsom Lake College. Prior to joining the CHP, he worked as a recreation leader at El Dorado Hills Community Service District.
Cadet training for Officer Fuhrman included vehicle patrol, accident investigation, first aid, apprehension, and arrest of suspected violators, including those who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Training at the CHP Academy also included traffic control, report writing, recovery of stolen vehicles, assisting the motoring public, issuing citations, emergency scene management, and knowledge of various codes including the Vehicle Code, Penal Code, and Health and Safety Code.