People want to be cops, it seems

From the new Twitter account of the California Highway Patrol's L.A. area division:

Due to the current number of applicants in the CHP hiring process, future testing has been suspended. Check back periodically for updates.

Here's the account, which also tweets out freeway accident reports. Also, the CHP careers website.

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