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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Coming Events 

June 11th            Akron Post Dedication 

June 14th            Retiree's Cookout, Academy

June 21st            Jackson Post Dedication (Colonel Pride) 

Go to our Coming Events   or OSHPRS Coming Events for more information!
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Brian Gettinger Retirement, Marion Post Reunion, Mansfield Post Breakfast
Video Slideshow
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Pending Retirements

Sgt. George King, GHQ Aviation                                May 31st 

Criminalist Jeffrey Turnau, Crime Lab                   May 31st

Tpr. Timothy Errington, GHQ/OIS                           May 31st 

Lt. Nathan Dickerson, GHQ/Personnel                   June 21st

Tpr. Eric Geckler, Marion Patrol Post                      June 28th

Dispatcher Susan Hamilton, Wilmington CC       June 30th

Link to for more information
Snowbird Reunion 2019
Business Meeting & Luncheon
Video Slideshow
We appreciate the support of all living, retired Superintendents and those in memoriam who have shared in our journey.

Colonel Robert M. Chiaramonte,
     EOW December 7th, 2014
Colonel Jack B. Walsh, 
    EOW May 22nd, 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 
Colonel John Born
Colonel Paul Pride
Major David D. Sturtz, Ohio's 1st IG, 
    EOW September 18, 2015

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 In conjunction with the annual retirees’ cookout and CCW qualification at the academy on June 14, 2019, there will be a retirees’ association (OSHPRA) meeting (2nd Quarter) at 10:00AM in Classroom A. All association members are invited and encouraged to attend. Retiree's Cookout details can be found at
With our condolences, we report the passing of Betty L. Boswell, age 92, surviving spouse of retired Staff Lieutenant LaVerne L. Boswell, on Thursday, May 23, 2019. LaVerne graduated from the 27th Academy class and retired on December 30, 1976. 

Condolence information can be found at
OSP Retiree, CFI Lou Gliozzi had the honor of taking Virginia Mills up in the air for her first flight. Photo by Debbie Gliozzi
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