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
Retiree's Cookout 2018
Video Slideshow
Flying Wheel
Winter 2018
Pending Retirements 

Tpr. Robert Lindenborn, Piqua LCS                            August 24th

SDS Tamara Norton-Fair, GHQ LEADS                     August 30th

PLLI Tommie Rarick, Bucyrus DHQ                           August 31st

Lt. Michael Gore, Ironton Patrol Post                        August 31st

Tpr. Kelli Jackson, Lima Patrol Post                          September 6th

S/Lt. Matthew Evans, Jackson DHQ                           September 7th

Tpr. Matthew Franzdorf, Defiance Patrol Post      September 10th

Sgt. Eric Short, Sandusky Patrol Post                        September 14th

Link to for more information
Trooper to Trooper now has a web page to provide, for review, materials and presentations from the special OSHPRS board meeting on July 31st at the Patrol Academy.  Click open the "Pension News" Tab above to link to this page.  Comments can be sent to 
On August 16, 2018, as part of the Annual OSHPRS Retreat, Senior Actuarial Consultant Mita Drazilov of Gabriel, Roeder, Smith and Company (GRS) presented an overview of the 2017 Actuarial Report for the OSHPRS. An abbreviated overview of the report and an edited video clip of the board discussion is available on the Pension News page.​
Dispatch / Intoxicated 19 year-old with heroin, drives off exit near OSP post
Daily Jeff / Melanie Appleman assumes command of the Cambridge Patrol Post / Troopers seize $7K in meth
Fox 8 / Ohio's first distracted driving safety corridor