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April 2012

NIGHTTIME WEIGHT ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS INCREASE

For Immediate Release: April 23, 2012

The North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) recently held a nighttime weight enforcement saturation effort in northwestern North Dakota.  The saturation resulted in a total of 16 vehicles being weighed.  Six of the 16 vehicles were found to be carrying weights in excess of legal limits.

ACCREDITATION ASSESSMENT TEAM INVITES PUBLIC COMMENT

For Immediate Release : April 16, 2012

Bismarck, ND – A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) will arrive in Bismarck on April 29, 2012, to examine all aspects of the North Dakota Highway Patrol’s policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Colonel James Prochniak announced today.

MOTOR CARRIER INSPECTOR JAMES A. BENJAMINSON

For Immediate Release: April 5, 2012

BISMARCK, ND − Colonel James Prochniak, Superintendent of the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP), announces the retirement of Motor Carrier Inspector James A. Benjaminson.  Effective March 31, 2012, Inspector Benjaminson retired as a civilian motor carrier inspector from the NDHP after 32 years of distinguished service.

RETIREMENT OF MOTOR CARRIER INSPECTOR SUPERVISOR TONY J. NOVAK

For Immediate Release: April 5, 2012

BISMARCK, ND − Colonel James Prochniak, Superintendent of the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP), announces the retirement of Motor Carrier Inspector Supervisor Tony J Novak.  Effective March 31, 2012, Inspector Novak retired as a Civilian Motor Carrier Inspector Supervisor from the NDHP after 28 years of distinguished service.

RETIREMENT OF TROOPER CORY C. TUHY

For Immediate Release: April 5, 2012

BISMARCK, ND − Colonel James Prochniak, Superintendent of the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP), announces the retirement of Trooper Cory C. Tuhy.  Effective March 31, 2012, Trooper Tuhy retired as a sworn officer from the NDHP after 17 years of distinguished service.

NORTH DAKOTA LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS COMPLETE LEADERSHIP TRAINING

For Immediate Release: March 20, 2012

BISMARCK, ND - The North Dakota Law Enforcement Training Academy (LETA) announces that supervisory level North Dakota law enforcement officers completed a nationally recognized leadership training course.  The Leadership in Police Organizations (LPO) course is administered by the Center for Police Leadership and Training, a subsidiary of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

For More Information

Contact: Sergeant Tom Iverson, NDHP
North Dakota Highway Patrol
701-328-2455