Back on patrol! ‘CHiPS’ star Erik Estrada becomes real-life police officer

Erik EstradaRemember the TV show CHiPs”?  Erik Estrada doesn’t patrol California highways in tight shorts and feathered hair as a police officer on television any more, but that doesn’t mean he is no longer a cop. The actor was sworn in as a reserve police officer in tiny St. Anthony, Idaho, on July 2, with a focus on protecting children from online predators. Estrada also now works as a spokesperson for the Safe Surfin’ Foundation. The organization looks to educate parents, teachers, clergy, and children about internet safety while working to track down online predators.

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