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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Fall 2019

Sgt. Rich Barrett, GHQ Criminal Patrol                July 10th

AO2 Rhonda Goins, Planning and Research        July 31st

S/Lt. Edward Mejia, GHQ Operations                     July 31st

Tpr. Toby Sebastion, Piqua DHQ                              August 13th

Major Robin Schmutz, Security & Commun.'s    August 28th

Sgt. Kathleen Durham, Piqua DHQ                         October 15th

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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
Colonel Paul Pride
Major David D. Sturtz, Ohio's 1st IG, 
    EOW September 18, 2015

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The  Sunbird Reunion, scheduled for August 8th at the Ohio Veterans Home, has been canceled in response to recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for controlling the spread of the coronavirus.  

Other cancellations and closures can be found on the Coming Events Page.
​With our condolences, we report the passing of Retired Sergeant Raymond R. Olds, age 82, (pictured left) passed away Friday, July 3, 2020. Raymond graduated from the 71st academy class on August 5, 1966 and retired on May 8, 1990.

With our condolences we report the passing of Charles T. “Charlie” Robison, 78, father of active Sergeant David Robison, Piqua District. 

Mary M. Cason, age 95, surviving spouse of retired Lieutenant Roy O. Cason, passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Roy graduated from the 29th Academy class on December 21, 1949 and retired on April 1, 1972.

Condolence information can be found at
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It is officially time for the American Association of State Trooper's annual Best Looking Cruiser Contest. This year voting will be done through SurveyMonkey. Scroll down to Ohio from the drop down menu and vote for us!! You may only vote once from each of your devices. Voting ends July 22 at 12:00 pm EST
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Detroit Free Press / Some employees want Ford to stop building police vehicles
WSYX 6 / Columbus officer shot working extra duty
This is what 69 years of wedded bliss looks like! Retired Sgt. Richard and Mary Lou Mortine are celebrating 69 years on July 2nd. See their story at
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