North Carolina Highway Patrol Retirees' Association


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Subject: Fundraiser for Retiree Captain Larry Whitley.

May 2, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm Mt. Moriah Baptist Church will be having a fundraiser for Captain Whitley to help cover expenses for a previous bone marrow transplant. There will also be a bone marrow drive to get more people on the bone marrow drive list. As you know Captain Whitley had a bone marrow transplant July 2013 and it was a success. We would love to have you come out. The drive and fundraiser will be at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church 381 Crestdale Rd. Matthews, NC 28105


This is "old news".  When I retired in 1990 my registration plate indicated HP before the numbers.  The Highway Patrol now displays SHP on their registration plates.  What year did the switch take place? 


The Highway Patrol Training Academy Staff will conduct the Annual Fallen Officers’ Memorial Service honoring those members who died in the line of duty. The service will be conducted on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Highway Patrol Training Academy in Raleigh. This service is for the families and friends of those members who we honor on this occasion and is open to the public.


The NCSHP Hall of History Committee (HOH) with the cooperation of the North Carolina Museum of History put together an exhibit on the history of the Highway Patrol.  The exhibit covers the time from 1929 to present day.  The exhibit will be on display from February thru August 2015.  The museum is located at 5 East Edenton Street across from the State Capital.  More on this exhibit will follow later. 

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