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Fallen NC Trooper Honored As ‘Officer Of The Year’

Fallen North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper, Sam Bullard was honored as “Officer Of The Year” at the Blue Line Brotherhood Banquet in Kannapolis.

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The North Carolina Highway Patrol is honoring a trooper who was killed in the line of duty in a special way.

Fallen Trooper Sam Bullard was honored as “Officer Of The Year” at the Blue Line Brotherhood Banquet in Kannapolis.

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In May of 2018, Trooper Bullard was killed during a fiery crash on Interstate 77 in Elkin. The Surry County trooper was pursuing a suspect during a high-speed chase.

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Bullard who was a Wilkes County native was a three-year veteran with the Highway Patrol.

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