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. 

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Coming Events 

January 11th, 2019 Aviation Section Open House, Don Scott Aviation Hanger

January 12, 2019    Aztec Bird Reunion, Sun Lakes AZ

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
OSHPRA Annual Dinner  2018
Video Slideshow
Flying Wheel
Winter 2018
Pending Retirements 

 EP Supervisor Tom Chodzin, Academy                   December 19th

Tpr. Shane Zehnder, Sandusky Patrol Post          January 2nd

AP1 Kay Anderson, Piqua Patrol Post                     January 4th

Sgt. Terry Helton, Cleveland DHQ                            January 4th

Lt. Terry Bush, GHQ Human Resources                 January 11th

Tpr. Curtis Bryant, Hamilton Patrol Post              January 25th 

AP4 Cynthia Kollin, Columbus DHQ                        January 31st

Link to for more information
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.

The Aztec Bird Reunion, for our Arizona Retirees, is being hosted by retired Colonel Ken and Christa Marshall on Saturday, January 12th, at their home in Sun Lakes, AZ. For more information, click to the OSHPRS coming events page.
85th Anniversary Gala
Video Slideshow
Make your reservation for the 2019 Snowbird Reunion at Lake Mary, Florida - March 1-3. This year's event will be hosted by Nestor & Christine Vincenty at the Lake Mary Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.  The Golf outing will be hosted by the Country Club at Deer Run.  Link to the OSHPRA Coming Events page. 
​Decorate your tree with an 85th Anniversary Christmas Ornament. They are still available for only $10 each!  Click open the ornament on the left to link to the Academy Store and get yours delivered before Christmas! 
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
Major David D. Sturtz, Ohio's 1st IG, 
    EOW September 18, 2015

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