Press Releases

SHP Announces 2021 Operation Drive To Live

Monday, April 5, 2021

With many schools kicking off spring break, and in conjunction with national Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the State Highway Patrol is once again conducting Operation Drive to Live. This annual campaign is aimed at reducing collisions involving teen drivers on our roadways.

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.
 

SHP Celebrates Newly Promoted Members

Monday, February 22, 2021

The State Highway Patrol recognized the promotions of 51 sworn and 5 civilian members today during a private ceremony held at Colonial Baptist Church in Cary. The event was conducted in celebration of those who received a promotion throughout the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021. 

SHP Celebrates 2020 Awards Recipients

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

The State Highway Patrol recognized the exemplary work of several members today during an awards ceremony held at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh.

SHP Aviation Unit Involved in Crash

Sunday, November 8, 2020

On Sunday, November 8, at approximately 2:15 pm, an aircraft with the State Highway Patrol’s Aviation Section crashed during a training mission.  The crash occurred near the SHP’s hangar facility on Tryon Rd. in Wake County.

SHP Members Promoted During Private Ceremony

Monday, November 2, 2020

The State Highway Patrol highlighted the promotion of 71 sworn and 12 civilian members today during a private ceremony held at Colonial Baptist Church in Cary. The event was conducted in celebration of those who received a promotion throughout 2020. 

SHP Identifies Driver In Cumberland County Crash

Monday, October 12, 2020

Update: The State Highway Patrol has identified the driver in Saturday night's pursuit that occurred in Cumberland County.  A trooper attempted to stop Mr. Chy-eem Dreqwon Bobbitt, 28, of  Brookhaven, PA for a speeding violation on Cumberland Rd. Mr.

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