Traffic Accidents

R Arabian

Commander Robert Arabian, of the Simi Valley Police Department, will be talking about Traffic Accident investigations at the Central Coast dinner meeting on Thursday, March 30, 2017. He will have a power point presentation and will cover basic traffic collisions, forensics and fatal accidents.

Commander Arabian is currently assigned to the Operations Division which encompasses patrol and traffic operations. He is currently the Commander of the Traffic Unit, responsible for all things collision and vehicle enforcement / safety related. He has 27 years in law enforcement having first worked for the Los Angeles Police Department and as a former Ventura County Deputy District Attorney. He was the Department's Rangemaster in charge of range operations, firearms training and equipping members of the Department with the tools needed to be successful in their duties for 12 years and recently gave the opportunity to another Commander.

Commander Arabian believes that people are at their best when they are lead by example. To that end, he enjoys fostering positive relationships with his employees; listening to their needs and making it happen for them so THEY meet the mission as a team. His current position allows him to get in a police car and experience what the officers experience, so he can effectively address their needs.

Mimi's Cafe
400 N. Moorpark Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Thursday, March 30, 2017
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Free to PICA Members - 
$20.00 Non-Members
Everyone pays for their own meal.


Certified Chinese Interpreter


PICA member, Samuel Chong, is one of only 30 certified court interpreters of Mandarin Chinese in all of California.

Samuel comes from Beijing, China and arrived in the United States in 1993 at age 15. After obtaining degrees from the University of California at Berkeley, the London School of Economics, and Carlos III University of Madrid in Spain, he opened his own Chinese learning center. He started with one-on-one classes, teaching not only the language, but also Chinese culture.

Samuel is also a former instructor for the Court Interpreters Program at University of California, Los Angeles Extension Program.

He specializes in translating legal and financial documents as well as interpreting as a certified court interpreter for patent and complex litigation cases involving companies located in the U.S., Japan, Taiwan, and mainland China.

Translation services include legal documents, contracts, medical records, birth certificates, certificates of graduation and court transcripts.

Samuel's company protects the safety, security and confidentiality of their clients documents. Information is never shared with an undisclosed third party.  If necessary, a Non-Disclosure Agreement can be signed before clients send them the documents to be translated.

Samuel "Sam" Chong
Abacus Consulting Services
626-487-8909 Business
626-487-8909 Cell

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