Porterville man sworn in as CHP officer
William Mauck of Porterville has successfully completed the 27-week cadet training course at the California Highway Patrol Academy.
He is assigned to duty at the CHP’s Indio Area Office.
Mauck graduated in 2001 from Placer High School in Auburn.
He served four years with the U.S. Navy, attaining the rate of petty officer third class. Prior to joining the CHP, he was self-employed as an appliance repairman.
Cadet training for Mauck included vehicle patrol, accident investigation, first aid, capture 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.