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 

September 22nd     Retiree's Association Annual Dinner

November 10th       85th Anniversary Gala  

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

Go to our Coming Events page to get more information!
Link to the latest edition of the Flying Wheel
Mansfield Reunion 2018
Video Slideshow
Flying Wheel
Winter 2018
Pending Retirements 

MCEI Tim W. Shindle, Cambridge LCS                    September 28th

P.O. Tim Brown, Capital Square Post 97                October 2nd 

Tpr. Gale Horn, Defiance Patrol Post                      October 12th 

Link to for more information
Click open the 85th Anniversary Logo on the left to link to the 85th Anniversary Website.  Registration Information, 85th Anniversary Raffles from our sponsors, hotel information, and merchandise sales can be linked to from this page.  Make your reservation today! 

Reservation Update - We discovered that Eventbrite will not allow you to choose your table if you are on a mobile device (cell phone, iPad, tablet, etc). To choose your own table you must be on a desktop
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.
News 5 / OSP trooper arrested for locking children, mother out of home
News 5 / OSHP looking for vehicle that struck patrol car while trooper was changing tire
WCMH 4 / Former Franklin Township officer faces federal charges
WKBN 27 / Trooper pulls unconscious driver from burning van
WKBN 27 / Person found dead on I-70
Marion Star / Fugitive Shawn Christy captured near Mowana
Troopers put the cuffs on federal fugitive Shawn Christy in Richland County on Friday, September 21st.  Photo courtesy of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.