Bismarck, ND – Colonel Brandon Solberg announces the promotion of Trooper Benjamin
Hixson to Sergeant. Hixson graduated from the Highway Patrol Academy June 5, 2014, after
earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from North Dakota State University in
Trooper Hixson was stationed as a motor carrier enforcement trooper in Killdeer from June
2014 until January 2018. He then transferred to Fargo to serve as a traffic enforcement
trooper. Sgt. Hixson will now serve at headquarters in Bismarck effective May 11, 2023