Press Releases

State Highway Patrol Commander Announces Retirement

Friday, February 26, 2021

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety today announced the retirement of Colonel Glenn M. McNeill, Jr. State Highway Patrol commander. Colonel McNeill has served as the 27th commander since his appointment by Governor Roy Cooper on Feb. 2, 2017.

DPS Statement on Settlement Agreement in NC NAACP v. Cooper

Thursday, February 25, 2021

The Department of Public Safety, together with a group of plaintiffs, have entered into a Settlement Agreement and have jointly moved for an immediate 180-day stay of the legal matter related to releasing individuals from North Carolina prisons due to COVID-19.

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