Press Releases

North Carolina coast prepares for Hurricane Maria's arrival

Sunday, September 24, 2017

As Hurricane Maria approaches the North Carolina coast, Governor Roy Cooper urged residents in coastal areas to complete their personal and home preparedness and to be alert to any changes in Maria’s track.

State Highway Patrol Graduates 23 New Troopers

Friday, September 22, 2017

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 23 new troopers at a graduation ceremony for the 142nd Basic Highway Patrol School. The celebration ended 15 weeks of extensive academic and physical training.

State Highway Patrol Announces 142nd Basic School Graduation

Monday, September 18, 2017

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol would like to cordially invite you to the 142nd Basic Patrol School graduation on Friday, September 22nd at 10 a.m. The graduation ends 15 weeks of extensive academic and physical training.

Escaped Inmate has Western NC Ties

Saturday, September 16, 2017

As the search for escaped inmate Micahel D. Clark (#1114140) continues, the Department of Public Safety reminds the public that Clark is originally from western North Carolina and may try to head to that area.

Public Assistance May Aid Capture of Escaped Inmate

Friday, September 15, 2017

The Department of Public Safety is encouraging the public to continue to be on the alert for escaped inmate Micahel D. Clark (#1114140). Clark was on a work assignment at Harnett Correctional Institution on Thursday morning when he escaped.

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