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 Troopers focusing on the interests, issues, and activities affecting the Ohio State Highway Patrol. 

This website is not affiliated with the Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirees' Association or any other entities representing the uniform or civilian membership of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

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

Colonel Robert M. Chiaramonte
Colonel Jack B. Walsh
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
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Coming Events!

11/7 - Medina Post Dedication

11/14 - Leadership Wing Dedication


Go to our Coming Events page to get more information!

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The OSHPRA 2015 Snowbird Reunion will be held at the International Palms Resort in Orlando  from February 27th to March 2.  Reservation details are now available at

The Medina Post Dedication to House Speaker William G. Batchelder is scheduled for Friday, November 7th

The Thomas P. Charles Leadership Wing Dedication is scheduled for Friday, November 14th.
Major John H. Bistor will retire from the Division on November 14, 2014, after 35 years of dedicated service. Information about final day festivities can be found at
With our condolences we report the passing of retired Trooper William A. Simms, 66, of the 85th Academy Class and father of Trooper Shawn Simms, on October 24th, 2014.

Mary Ann Kasper, surviving spouse of retired Sergeant Joseph C. Kasper, passed away Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Additional information can be found at

WBNS 10TV / Trooper pleads guilty to federal charges / Despite efforts to eliminate speed traps, they persist
WSLS 10 / Woman hid Oxy in Skittles bag
USA Today / Suspect put in slain troopers handcuffs
USA Today / New warnings for military, law enforcement / Why didn't they believe me four years ago?