Press Releases

SHP Promotes Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Safety

Monday, November 25, 2019

The State Highway Patrol will be on the roadways this holiday season looking to stop dangerous driving before potentially life changing collisions take place.  The SHP joins roadway users across North Carolina in hopes of a safe and happy time for giving thanks with family and friends.   

State Highway Patrol Welcomes 23 New Troopers

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 23 new troopers at a graduation held for the 149th Basic Highway Patrol School. The ceremony ended 12 weeks of demanding training preparing cadets for a rewarding career of service to the state of North Carolina.  
 

SHP Identifies Trooper Struck In Vance County Crash

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The Highway Patrol continues to investigate a crash involving a state trooper who was hit by a vehicle on US 1 in Vance County. On Tuesday, October 22 at approximately 7:59 p.m., a 2012 Buick traveled off the roadway and struck the trooper from behind as he was conducting a traffic stop.

Trooper Injured During Traffic Stop

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

On October 22, 2019 at approximately 7:59 pm a member of the State Highway Patrol was struck while conducting a traffic stop on US 1 in Vance County.

Media Advisory: 2019 Operation Stop Arm Kick Off

Friday, October 18, 2019

What: The State Highway Patrol will hold a press event to kick off this year’s Operation Stop Arm school bus safety initiative. Representatives from the State Highway Patrol, the Department of Public Instruction and the Wake County Public School System will speak at this event.     

Highway Patrol Names New Deputy Commander and Lt. Colonel

Friday, September 27, 2019

The State Highway Patrol is proud to announce majors Jeff Gordon and Donna Carter will begin new roles within the organization on October 7.  Due to the retirements of former Deputy Commander Vic Ward and Lt.

Highway Patrol Announces Trooper Promotions Moving Forward

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The State Highway Patrol has announced it will be moving forward with its promotion process following the conclusion of an internal investigation as well as an investigation by North Carolina State University (NCSU). 

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