State Highway Patrol Promotes 66 Members To New Positions


The North Carolina State Highway Patrol proudly awarded 7 civilian and 59 sworn members new ranks today during a promotional ceremony held at Colonial Baptist Church in Cary.  The event began with an invocation provided by Pastor Steve Stadtmiller, followed by the national anthem, performed by Symone Spencer.  

“As you carve out your professional legacy, do not stop evolving. Our world is changing every day,” said Colonel Glenn M. McNeill, Jr., during his address to the newly promoted members.  “Continue to learn as you keep pace, providing the best leadership and service to North Carolinians.” 

DPS Sec. Erik A. Hooks also provided remarks, followed by Gov. Roy Cooper, who offered the keynote address.  Sworn members received their respective oath of office by Judge Lucy Inman from the N.C. Court of Appeals.  Following the oath, Col. McNeill recognized civilian members receiving a promotion.  Concluding the service, a benediction was offered by SHP Chaplain Phillip Bland.  

See attached list of sworn and civilian members recognized during today's ceremony.  

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