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E-Citation: A Force Multiplier

September 27, 2013

Few advancements in law enforcement technology have had more impact nationwide than electronic citation. The technology has been on line a little more than a decade, and e-citation systems are now in use by federal, state, county, and municipal agencies. And they all sing its praises.

Video: N.C. Cops Chase 12-Year-Old Girl

February 20, 2013
North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers stopped a 12-year-old girl who had led officers on a pursuit on Monday that began in South Carolina.

N.C. Trooper Shot During Traffic Stop

February 20, 2013
The North Carolina trooper who was shot four times by a wanted Vermont suspect during a traffic stop Monday is now listed in stable condition.

N.C. Cops Chase 12-Year-Old Girl

February 20, 2013

North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers stopped a 12-year-old South Carolina girl who had led officers on a pursuit, after she allegedly stole her father's pick-up truck following an argument. Read the full story here.

New N.C. Highway Patrol Commander Named

February 1, 2013
North Carolina Department of Public Safety Secretary Kieran Shanahan has named Lt. Col. Gary Bell as acting commander of the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

N.C. Trooper Killed While Deploying Stop Sticks

September 9, 2012
Trooper Bobby Demuth, 42, was killed on U.S. 64 near Spring Hope in Nash County near the end of a 20-mile chase initiated by the Raleigh Police Department.

Video: Court Rules N.C. Trooper who Kicked K-9 Should Get Job Back

February 9, 2012
A widely distributed video of a North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper kicking his narcotics-sniffing dog brought an outpouring of sympathy for the Belgian Malinois that stumbled to the ground in the incident.

N.C. Trooper Kicks K-9 Partner

February 9, 2012

A court has ruled that former North Carolina Highway Patrolman Charles Jones should get his job back. Trooper Jones was fired, after cell-phone video showed him kicking his K-9 partner.

Cruel and Unusual Punishment

February 7, 2012

"Kill me if you can, suckers." That was the taunting sign-off of a letter written to the Gastonia (N.C.) Gazette newspaper last month by convicted killer Danny Hembree Jr.

Budget Cuts Force N.C. Highway Patrol to Suspend Academy

September 19, 2011
The North Carolina Highway Patrol has suspended its training academy as budget cuts force a hiring freeze.

Playing the Grant Game

August 2, 2011

What could your department do with $250,000? Would you buy squad cars, add staff, purchase new equipment? What sounds like a pipe dream is actually a dream come true for those departments that have successfully pursued grant monies to fill budgetary shortfalls.

N.C. Man Urinated on Highway Patrol Cruiser

April 18, 2011
A Wilson man is expected in court in May on charges he urinated on a North Carolina Highway Patrol car parked in front of a county magistrate's office.

S.C. Road Sign Warns Motorists of Zombie Hazard

March 21, 2011
One sign read "Zombies Ahead" and rotated to "Watch for Hunters." On the other side of the road, another sign read "Be alert for Tanks."

Wong Gets Life for N.C. Trooper Murder

November 12, 2010
After a jury deadlocked 6-6 on giving Edward Wong the death penalty, a judge stepped in and sentenced Wong to life without parole.

Jury Convicts N.C. Trooper's Killer, Who Could Face Death

October 15, 2010
Because he stole the trooper's weapon, Edward Wong could face the death penalty under North Carolina's felony murder rule that allows it for anyone who kills someone during a robbery.

N.C. Man Who Allegedly Killed Wife Leads Officers on 150-Mile Pursuit

April 27, 2010
A suspect who allegedly killed his estranged wife has surrendered to police after a three-hour standoff and 150-mile chase that resulted in the closure of Interstate 85 in N.C.

Childhood's End

April 1, 2005

Records show that on Sept. 23, 1997, North Carolina Highway Patrol Sgt. Ed Lowry pulled a car with South Carolina plates on I-95 near Fayetteville. The reason for the stop was reported as a seat belt violation, but the real reason was probably just that feeling that some veteran cops get that something just ain’t right.

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