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

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Aviation Anniversary
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Winter 2018
Pending Retirements 

Tpr. Gary Wolfe, Bucyrus Patrol Post                    February 22nd 

Tpr. Phillip Melicant, Cleveland LCS                       February 28th

Tpr. James Foltz, Defiance Patrol Post                   March 1st

Tpr. Debra Tracey, Van Wert Patrol Post              March 10th

Colonel Paul Pride, GHQ Administration              March 15th

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85th Anniversary Gala
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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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OSHPRA Treasurer Brenda Collins presents Trooper Teri Cavin with her retirement badge at the Findlay Post.  Congratulations Teri! 
Who's getting promoted?  See the promotion list for February 20th.

​Colonel Pride's formal retirement ceremony will be at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy on March 15th. RSVP Information can be found by clicking open the retirement announcement below.  Congratulations Colonel Pride and welcome to the ranks of the Retirees and membership in the Retirees Association! 
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WBNS 10TV / Coroner: Ohio crash that killed 3 was murder-suicide
WHIO / BCI: Another woman comes forward in trooper investigation
Dispatch / Search of Ohio prison turns up fake gun, explosive
Fox 8 / OSP cruiser crushed on I-77 in Jackson Township
WHIO 7 / 2015 search not for sexual gratification, fired trooper says
Marietta Times / Local troopers recognized for saving suspects life