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The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 22 new troopers today at a graduation ceremony held for the 159th Basic Highway Patrol School. The ceremony celebrates 29 weeks of extensive training to prepare the graduates for a meaningful career in law enforcement.

As a pedestrian, you have the right of way. Nevertheless, always obey pedestrian crossing signals and be mindful of traffic. The following are some tips to keep yourself safe as a pedestrian.

The American Association of State Troopers has kicked off the 2023 National Best-Looking Cruiser Contest and the NCSHP will be represented again this year with a special photo submission to highlight our state’s iconic patrol vehicles as well as showcase a touch of North Carolina history. This year’s photo submission pays homage to the North Wilkesboro Speedway.

The State Highway Patrol held a promotion ceremony today at Hope Community Church in Raleigh to recognize the latest promotions of sworn and civilian members.

On Sunday, June 11, at approximately 12:54 a.m., the State Highway Patrol responded to call for officer assistance from Kenly Police Department in Johnston County.  Police were initially called to respond to shots fired in the area of 504 South Wilson St.

Ante la proyección de aproximadamente 37 millones de automovilistas circulando por caminos y carreteras este fin de semana festivo, en Conmemoración de los Caídos, SHP está preparándose para aplicar medidas que garanticen traslados seguros en las aproximadamente 80,000 millas de caminos que se extienden a lo largo de nuestro estado.

With approximately 37 million motorists projected to take to the roadways this Memorial Day weekend, the State Highway Patrol is preparing to ensure safe travel on our states approximately 80,000 miles of roadway.

The N.C. State Highway Patrol and State Bureau of Investigation will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the planned construction of a new armory and technical services unit facility.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol maintains national law enforcement accreditation through the Commission on Law Enforcement for Accreditation (CALEA). As a part of this process, an opportunity is provided to citizens of North Carolina for public feedback via the CALEA Portal.

On Thursday, March 9, at approximately 1:47 a.m., the State Highway Patrol responded to a traffic collision involving a vehicle in a ditch on NC 73 near Lowell Road in Albemarle (Stanly County).  Upon arriving to the collision scene, the responding trooper observed the suspected driver involved in the collision to be in possession of a firearm in his waistband.