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SHP Locates Shooter After Extensive Search

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The State Highway Patrol has taken a suspect into custody after this morning’s shooting in Orange County.  Authorities from the SHP, Orange County S.O., Chapel Hill P.D. and Hillsboro P.D. joined forces to locate the suspect in a wooded area near Blackwood Mountain Rd after an exhaustive search.

SHP Promotes Members During Ceremony

Monday, February 25, 2019

The State Highway Patrol honored 55 sworn and 11 civilian members today during a promotional ceremony held at Colonial Baptist Church in Cary.

Wilson County Trooper Shot During Traffic Stop

Monday, January 14, 2019

A preliminary investigation has revealed on Monday, January 14 at approximately 5:15p.m., a state trooper was shot while conducting a traffic stop on Hanes Rd in Wilson County.   

NCSHP Ends I-40 Challenge with Zero Fatalities

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

As the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend concluded on Sunday, November 25, state troopers were out in full force monitoring the roadways in an attempt to ensure safe travel.  
 

State Highway Patrol Graduates 14 New Troopers

Friday, November 16, 2018

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 14 new troopers at a graduation ceremony for the 146th Basic Highway Patrol School.  The ceremony ended 15 weeks of demanding training preparing them for a fulfilling career of service to the state of North Carolina.
 

SHP Increases Patrols During Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday, November 12, 2018

As family and friends prepare for the Thanksgiving Holiday period, the State Highway Patrol is also making preparations of its own in hopes of ensuring safe travel. 

 

State Highway Patrol Announces Operation Stop Arm

Monday, October 15, 2018

While many schools across the state have been in operation for more than two months, the State Highway Patrol is taking proactive steps to ensure school bus safety is not overlooked.

Trooper’s Act of Heroism Saves Drowning Woman

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

A North Carolina State Trooper and a few Good Samaritans are to be held as heroes for saving the life of a woman caught in rapids while tubing in the Tuckasegee River near Bryson City. 

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