This website is dedicated to all Troopers and non-sworn employees, both past and present, whose hard work, dedication, loyalty and integrity have made the Ohio State Highway Patrol one of the most professional and well respected law enforcement agencies in the Country.  Troopers who have dedicated their lives to the Patrol and put them on the line every day to serve and protect the citizens of our great State deserve our support. 

It represents those who are proud to be a Trooper, proud of the Flying Wheel and proud to wear the black and gray.  It represents Troopers who serve their communities with respect, honesty and integrity.  It represents Troopers who respect the Highway Patrol and all it stands for.  It represents Troopers who love the Patrol and care about its future!

Trooper to Trooper is an independent website developed by a group of  retired Troopers focusing on the interests, issues, and activities affecting the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  Funding is provided by the retired Superintendents of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. 

All website content is reviewed and approved by the Trooper to Trooper Editorial Board.
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"Our Heritage, Our Purpose"
We appreciate the support of  all living, retired Superintendents and Ohio's first Inspector General:

Colonel Robert M. Chiaramonte 
 EOW - December 7, 2014
          Colonel Jack B. Walsh
                        EOW - May 22, 2015
Colonel Thomas W. Rice
          Colonel Warren H. Davies
Colonel Kenneth B. Marshall
Colonel Kenneth L. Morckel
Colonel Paul D. McClellan
Colonel Richard H. Collins
Major David D. Sturtz
Ohio's first Inspector General
                        EOW - September 18, 2015
"With Respect"
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Coming Events 

February 28 - 
March 2, 2019         Snowbird Reunion, Lake Mary Fl. 

Go to our Coming Events page to get more information!
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OSHPRA Annual Dinner  2018
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Flying Wheel
Winter 2018
Pending Retirements 

Lt. Steve Click, GHQ / HRM                                         November 15th 

AP3 Lin Herd, Planning & Finance                           November 29th 

EP Supervisor Tom Chodzin, Academy                   December 19th

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Learn about the life lessons of Major David D. Sturtz, through the writings of his wife, Pastor and Author, Elaine Clinger Sturtz.  Major Sturtz was also Ohio's first Inspector General and a founding member of  His EOW was on September 18, 2015. Link to the coming events page to order through Amazon.
Over 500 active and retired members of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, along with many friends and family members, enjoyed a great evening celebrating the 85th Anniversary of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  Pictured here, Christi Hawk, Retiree Lou and Deb Gliozzi, Colonel Paul and Tina Pride, Lt. Colonel Kevin and Becky Teaford on the red carpet! 
Fox 8 / Spinach falls all over highway in I-71 crash
Fox 8 / Petition on posted to address school bus stop crashes
WTOV 9 / Who's helping the helpers? 
Retired Sergeant Leland C. Predmore, age 83, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018. Leland was a member of the 65th academy class which began on November 1, 1964, and retired October 16, 1985. He is survived by his spouse, Cherie.

Service and condolence information can be found at
WKBN 27 / Boulder in road causes hazard on Route 82
WHIO / Warren County deputy involved in crash on Route 48
Mark Weinberg / Armed guards in houses of worship not a bad idea
Toledo Blade / "Stand your ground" bill comes off the shelf during lame-duck session