Press Releases

SHP Emphasizes Safety For New School Year

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

As students across North Carolina make preparations to begin the school year, the State Highway Patrol is requesting the motoring public to keep safe travel a top priority.

Governor Cooper, Public Safety Secretary Urge Collaboration Between Stakeholders at Back to School Safety Summit

Monday, August 12, 2019

In the wake of multiple recent mass shooting incidents across the country and less than four months since the tragic school shooting at UNC Charlotte, Gov. Roy Cooper and his public safety team convened state leaders in education, public safety, public health and criminal justice today in Greensboro to learn the latest information on initiatives aimed at protecting North Carolina schools from senseless acts of mass violence. 

Overwhelming Support For Injured Trooper Hurt On Job

Friday, August 9, 2019

On the morning of July 22, Trooper Chris Wooten was seriously injured as a result of a motor vehicle collision that occurred near the intersection of Tuckaseegee Road and Edgewood Road in Charlotte.

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