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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 Event     

Sept.  22nd      Bucyrus Golf Outing,              Clyde, Ohio

Oct. 5th             Lt. Col. Jones Dedication       Statehouse Atrium

Oct. 6th            Piqua Golf Outing                     Bellefountaine, Ohio

October 21st   OSHPRA Annual Dinner       Columbus, Oh

Go to our Coming Events page to get more information!
Link to the latest edition of the Flying Wheel
North Coast Sunbird 2017
Video Slideshow
Flying Wheel
Jan-March 2017
Pending Retirements

Melva Dodd, Office of the Director            September 29th

MCEI Gary Moore, Wilmington LCS        September 29th

Sgt. Dee McInerney, Cambridge Post      September 29th 

SLLI Rick Drabik, Cambridge DHQ         September 29th

Sgt. Anthony DeChoudens, Milan Post   October 2nd

Captain Richard Meadows, GHQ CI         October 6th

Sgt. Mark Bosey, GHQ Expo                        October 10th

Sgt. Rod Tyree, GHQ OIS                              October 10th

Tpr. Jesus Reyes, Swanton Post                October 20th

Information regarding final day
festivities  can be found at
The 3rd Quarter Meeting Notes (Sunbird Reunion) are now available on the Member's page on the Retiree's Association Website at
Past OSHPRA President, Retired Lt. Colonel Gilbert Jones, will be inducted into the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame on Thursday, October 5th during a public ceremony in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium at 10:00 AM. OSP Retirees are welcome to attend. Congratulations President Jones! 
Congratulations Director John Born, who was recognized at the Athens Patrol Post September 18th for his service to the Citizens of Ohio. As is our tradition, the Athens Post was dedicated to Colonel Born, who served as the Patrol's 17th Superintendent, from 2011 to 2013.  He is seen here with House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger and Colonel Paul Pride.
WHIO 7 / OSHP Cadet accused of armed robbery
KCOY / Officer-involved shooting, argument on cam
Times-Recorder / 7 indicted for drug trafficking