140th Highway Patrol Graduation

RALEIGH

The 140th Basic Patrol School started with 62 cadets. After 15 weeks of extensive academic and physical training, 47 cadets met the challenge and graduated at a ceremony held at the Colonial Baptist Church in Cary on Nov. 18.

Major Glenn McNeill, director of training, addressed the cadets charging them with endorsing and living the core values of the State Highway Patrol -- integrity, professionalism and loyalty.

“To be a professional in any career you must be principled, honorable, courageous and truthful,” McNeil said. “You must demonstrate a commitment to justice, diversity and equal treatment to all we serve. You are ambassadors for our state so be the professionals you were trained to be and make sure your actions are filled with integrity and your heart encircled with loyalty.”

Department of Public Safety Secretary Frank L. Perry said the new troopers have a calling: to do no harm, render aid and prevent crime.  He urged the cadets to be careful, strong and embrace compassion.  “God loves everyone,” Perry said.  “There are no exceptions.”

Fst. Sgt. Shannon Whaley said the Patrol school is tough in order to build better troopers.  He said the troopers on the road will “see life at the best, and death at the worst.”

Colonel William Grey said that after being put through grueling training, the cadets have earned the right to call themselves Highway Patrol troopers.

Below is a listing of the new graduates and their respective duty stations.

140TH  Basic School Duty Assignment Request

Last Name

First Name

 

Home of Record

Duty Station

Allen

Coty

A

Henderson

G3 – Polk

Anders

Dedrick

O

Durham

C7 – Durham

Bautista

Hector

L

Mecklenburg

H5 – Mecklenburg

Best

Christopher

O

Wayne

C6 – Johnston

Bissinger

Tyler

C

Buncombe

G4 – Buncombe

Boone

Bradley

H

Nash

C1 – Nash

Brooks

Darrell

J

Jackson

G5 – Jackson

Brown

Joshua

L

Lenoir

B4 – Duplin

Brown

Keith

J

Henderson

G4 – Buncombe

Bryan

Trevor

K

Columbus

B7 – Robeson

Buffkin

Eric

M

Bladen

B2 – Sampson

Burrus

Joshua

F

Lenoir

C5 – Wilson

Cannady

Christopher

B

Columbus

B7 – Robeson

Chappell

Benjamin

T

Watagua

B4 – Pender

Clay

Zachary

S

Wake

C3 – Wake

Frizzell

Taylor

W

Henderson

G3 – Henderson

Gorman

Justin

L

Lenoir

C2 – Wayne

Gray

Dean

M

Wake

C3 – Wake

Harris

Joshua

A

Lenoir

C5 – Greene

Hassell

Christopher

T

Tyrrell

A4 – Tyrrell

Hubbard

Justin

C

Davidson

E1 – Davidson

Inman

Timothy

W

Columbus

B6 – Brunswick

Johnson

Erik

A

Anson

H2 – Richmond

Kennon

Mark

H

Rockingham

D2 – Guilford

King

Danny

R

Randolph

D6 – Randolph

Lanham

Christopher

R

Franklin

C4 – Warren

Legan

Joshua

K

Harnett

C3 – Wake

Locklear

Carmell

J

Craven

A4 – Beaufort

Locklear Jr.

Ferriss

Y

Robeson

B1 – Cumberland

London

Ryan

K

Union

H3 – Union

Martin

Christopher

W

Nash

C1 – Nash

Mathews

Kyle

D

New Hanover

B4 – Pender

Mullis

Brett

N

Union

H3 – Anson

Neill

Daniel

C

Iredell

F4 – Iredell

Oser

Bianca

C

Warren

C4 – Franklin

Parrott

Tyler

C

Granville

C7 – Granville

Reyes

Jose

P

Wayne

C2 – Wayne

Sanchez

David

C

Mecklenburg

A1 – Dare

Smith

Anthony

B

Bladen

B2 – Sampson

Southerland

Joshua

T

Franklin

C4 – Franklin

Stanley

Alex

R

Rockingham

D5 – Alamance

Todd

Jamere

D

Cumberland

B8 – Harnett

Underwood

Kyle

T

Caswell

D7 – Orange

Waldrop

Justin

C

Columbus

B8 – Harnett

Williams

Roderick

C

Wake

C3 – Wake

Williamson

Tristan

J

Iredell

F5 – Catawba

Wood

Kenneth

R

Vance

C4 – Warren

 

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