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!

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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

March 9-11        Snowbird Reunion            Leesburg, FL

February 25     Aux. 75th Anniversary     Columbus, Oh

June 23rd        Colonel's  Cookout             Academy

Go to our Coming Events page to get more information!
Link to the latest edition of the Flying Wheel

Foggy Mountain 2016
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Flying Wheel
July - Sept 2016
Pending Retirements

Lt. Douglas Eck
S/Lt. Kenneth Garloch 
Sgt. Linda A. Piechnik
Tpr Keith Fellure  
Sgt. Richard Logsdon
PA3 Eram Kennedy
Sgt. Greg Blake  
Sgt. Thomas Holbert
Tpr. John Baranowski
PLLI Howard Reineck

Information regarding final day festivities  can be found at
Congratulations Captain Josh Swindell, who will be promoted to the rank of Major and serve as commander of Field Operations, effective January 6, 2017.  S/Lt. Eric Sheppard will be promoted to Captain and assume command of the Warren District. View the updated promotion list for January 17th.

 With our condolences we report the passing of Margaret Cooper, 95, (pictured left) surviving spouse of retired Sergeant James L. Cooper, on Friday, January 13, 2017. James graduated from the 31st Academy class. Note: The address for condolence messages has been updated on the Member's page. The address information sent by email and phone message on 1/13 is not correct.

Condolence and service information can be found at
Surviving Spouse Jean Paris will once again be riding in the Police Unity Tour in May.    She will be riding for her late husband, Trooper Michael Paris and in the memory of fallen  Troopers Kenny Velez, Jack Holland, Frank Vazquez & Andy Baldridge.   The Unity Tour is a 255 bicycle ride through Virginia to the Police Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. Support Jean's ride!   Link to our coming events page for more information.
Orlando Sentinel / Orlando police sergeant laid to rest
Chicago Tribune / Car interlock better curb on DUI
AP / Cleveland police have backlog of complaints against officers
USA Today / Good Samaritan struggles after helping trooper
USA Today / Cleveland officers face administrative charges in Rice shooting