Press Releases

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.  
 

Media Advisory: 2019 Operation Stop Arm Kick Off

Friday, October 18, 2019

What: The State Highway Patrol will hold a press event to kick off this year’s Operation Stop Arm school bus safety initiative. Representatives from the State Highway Patrol, the Department of Public Instruction and the Wake County Public School System will speak at this event.     

Escapee Captured and Heading Back to Prison

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Law enforcement captured a Wake Correctional minimum custody offender who did not return from his work release job in Garner on Sept. 20, 2019.

ALE Becomes a Division Within Department of Public Safety

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) is now a division within the Department of Public Safety. Due to legislation signed by Gov. Roy Cooper on Aug. 27, ALE was re-established as a division within DPS effective Oct. 1. Secretary Erik A. Hooks announced Bryan House will be the interim director of ALE.

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