The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) is Nebraska's only statewide full-service law enforcement agency.

Serving Nebraska since 1937, NSP officers perform a wide variety of duties. Those duties include working with communities to improve public safety; enforcing traffic, criminal and drug laws; investigating crimes, as well as enforcing the laws and federal regulations pertaining to commercial motor carriers.

"Pro Bono Publico" is the NSP motto and is Latin meaning "For the Good of the Public". It is a motto we strive to put into action as we uphold the Agency's Mission and Core Values, while providing the citizens and visitors of the state of Nebraska professional law enforcement services.

Core Values

• Honesty • Professionalism • Self Discipline
• Officer Safety • Attention to Detail
• Sense of Urgency • Adaptability
• Performance Driven • Team Oriented

During its history, the Nebraska State Patrol has accepted additional duties and responsibilities and has become an internationally accredited law enforcement agency dedicated to serving the citizens of Nebraska.

The Nebraska State Patrol has six Troop Area Headquarters located in Lincoln, Omaha, Norfolk, Grand Island, North Platte and Scottsbluff. The State Headquarters, housing NSP Command and support staff is also located in Lincoln. Across the state more than 700 sworn and civilian employees provide traffic, investigative, administrative and support services.

The Agency's Organizational Chart details our "Chain of Command". The Annual Report will provide you a snap shot of the agencies goals and objectives and you can read about our employees and other agency information in the "Informer" our quarterly newsletter.

We thank you for visiting the Nebraska State Patrol website and hope you enjoy experiencing what the State of Nebraska's premier law enforcement agency has to offer.