Press Releases

North Carolina Faces Season’s First Blast of Winter Weather

Friday, December 8, 2017

State emergency and transportation officials are closely monitoring weather and road conditions, and are ready to respond if needed as North Carolina receives the season’s first blast of winter weather, Governor Roy Cooper said Friday.

State Highway Patrol Graduates 17 New Troopers

Friday, December 8, 2017

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 17 new troopers at a graduation ceremony for the 143rd Basic Highway Patrol School. The celebration ended 15 weeks of extensive academic and physical training.

State Highway Patrol Announces 143rd Basic School Graduation

Monday, December 4, 2017

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol would like to cordially invite you to the 143rd Basic Patrol School graduation on Friday, December 8th at 10 a.m. The graduation ends 15 weeks of extensive academic and physical training.

New Law Helps Enhance Prison Safety

Friday, December 1, 2017

A new law goes into effect today that helps increase public safety at prisons in North Carolina. As of Dec. 1, it is illegal to fly unmanned aircraft systems, also called drones, 250 feet above and within 500 feet of correctional facilities.

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