Press Releases

SHP Encouraging Safe Travel During Memorial Holiday

Thursday, May 21, 2020

As the summer vacation season fast approaches, the State Highway Patrol is encouraging motorists to keep safety at the forefront throughout Memorial Day weekend. Increased travel could potentially be seen across the state as restrictions associated with COVID-19 continue to ease. 

SHP Honors Fallen Members With Virtual Memorial Ceremony

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol held its annual memorial ceremony today in Raleigh in remembrance of 67 fallen members.  Remarks were delivered by Colonel Glenn McNeill Jr., commander of the State Highway Patrol.

Trooper and Suspect Identified in SHP Member Involved Shooting

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Authorities have identified the state trooper and suspect involved in Monday afternoon’s shooting in Robeson County. During the course of a roadside safety inspection of a commercial motor vehicle, a trooper was approached by an uninvolved armed individual.

Trooper Involved Shooting Robeson County

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

On Monday, January 27, at approximately 5:11 pm, a member of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol was involved in a shooting in Robeson County.

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.  

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