Contact: Lt. Everett Clendenin 
Date: June 2, 2005
Phone: (919) 733-5027 x233

Nineteen Cadets Graduate from Highway Patrol Basic Academy 


RALEIGH — Nineteen new Troopers were graduated on June 2, 2005, from the 112th Basic School of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.  They were sworn in during ceremonies at the Highway Patrol Training Academy in Raleigh.

“I welcome our newest Troopers to the Highway Patrol family," said Colonel W. Fletcher Clay, Patrol Commander. “I am confident these Troopers are prepared for the challenges that lie ahead on North Carolina’s highways.”

"We are proud to welcome the 112th Basic School graduates as members of one of the nation's finest law enforcement organizations," said Bryan E. Beatty, secretary of the Department of Crime Control and Public Safety of which the Highway Patrol is a division.  "They have joined a proud agency that has been making our highways safer since 1929."


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Editor’s Note:  A list of the new troopers and their duty stations is attached.  If you want a photograph of the new trooper in your area emailed to you, please call our office at 919-733-5027.   For more information on the Highway Patrol, go to