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McCrory Signs Law for Blue Alert System

Thursday, July 21, 2016

One law enforcement officer is killed in the line of duty somewhere in the United States every 61 hours, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. More than 20,000 U.S. law enforcement officers have made the ultimate sacrifice since 1791.

Highway Patrol Promotes 38 in June Ceremony

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

On June27, 28 sworn members of the State Highway Patrol and 10 civilians took part in a promotion ceremony held at Hope Community Church in Raleigh.  The sworn members affirmed that they would support the Constitution of the United States, be faithful and bear true allegiance to the State of Nort

Highway Patrol to Increase Presence during the 4th of July Weekend

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

According to the American Automobile Association, it is estimated that 43 million people will travel during the Independence Day holiday period; the highest Fourth of July travel on record. The holiday period is defined as Thursday, June 30 through Monday, July 4.

“Operation Border to Border” Yields Zero Traffic Deaths

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Eight state police and highway patrol agencies spent Friday, June 10, 2016, through Sunday, June 12, 2016, enforcing Operation Border to Border along approximately 791 miles of U.S. Route 15 in an effort to prevent traffic crashes along the heavily-traveled corridor.

Highway Patrol and Wildlife Resources Commission Release Operation

Thursday, June 2, 2016

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol along with the Division of Law Enforcement Wildlife Resources Commission released the totals for “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive campaign for the period of Friday, May 28 through Monday, May 30. 

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