Press Releases

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. 

NCSHP Participates in National Campaign

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is proud to announce it will once again join a collaborative effort to reduce collisions along the I-95 corridor.  Through support from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and states along the eastern portion of the U.S., the Drive

NCSHP Participating in Nationwide "Best Looking Cruiser Contest"

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The American Association of State Troopers has kicked off the 2018 “Best Looking Cruiser Contest” and the NCSHP will be represented again this year with a 2018 marked Dodge Charger.  We want all of our SHP friends and family to “Like” our picture and “Share” it so your friends and family can show

SHP Aviation Unit Involved in Crash

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

On Tuesday, June 19 at approximately 2:00 p.m., an aircraft with the State Highway Patrol’s Aviation Section crashed during takeoff.  The crash occurred near the NCDOT hanger facility on Garner Rd in Wake County.  As the helicopter lifted off the ground, the pilot lost control of the aircraft, in

SHP Participates in National Campaign to Combat Fatal Collisions

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

As the amount of traffic increases across the state due to motorists traveling to their intended vacation destinations, reducing collisions is a top priority of the State Highway Patrol.  Combating needless collisions that result in serious injury or death is a nationwide effort of which the Patr

SHP Expecting Increased Travel During Memorial Weekend

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

In anticipation of the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, increased traffic congestion is expected across the state, as motorists travel to their intended destinations.  North Carolina provides several vacation opportunities from the mountains to the coast which also invites an increased number of vi

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