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.
"Our Heritage, Our Purpose"
"With Respect"
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Flying Wheel
Fall 2023
Camp Perry Dedication
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
Colonel Richard Fambro
Major David D. Sturtz, Ohio's 1st IG, 
    EOW September 18, 2015

Pending retirements can be found at
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'Over 500 retirees, actives, or friends of the Patrol have provided a monetary gift of support to the STO to fund our legislative efforts. Many of our uniform retirees have made a $5.00 per month pledge from their monthly pension. Link to our STO page to learn more about the STO and how you can support our efforts in 2024.
State Troopers of Ohio Page
New Philadelphia STO Visit 
May 2024
"An Abbreviated History of the STO"
Thanks to our STO 'Stetson Club' Patrons, listed below,  for your additional commitment in 2024 to the State Troopers of Ohio!

Gilbert Cook (EOW 9/13/2023) 

Thomas Rice                    Jim Garrison
Kenneth Marshall        Edward Waltz
Sandy Chiaramonte    Fred Summers
Robbie Hartsell            Al Branstiter
Fred Goldstein              Delmer Dunlap
Kenneth Morckel        Blaine Keckley
Robert Warner            Carl Roark 
Warren Davies            Jeff May
Magnum Davis            Denny Bueno
Darryl Anderson        Ernie Wilson
William Healy             Mike Kasler
James Chapman        Dale LaRue
Roger Landis               J.P. Allen
Donald Goodman
John Magaw
Brad Kunze 

"An Abbreviated History of the STO"
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 Colonel Tom presents retired Bellefontaine Police Chief Brad Kunze with his Stetson Club polo shirt.  Thank you Brad for your strong support of the State Troopers of Ohio!
THANK YOU  Retired Sergeant Fred Raby for supporting the State Troopers of Ohio, seen here with his son Brad and the grandkids on Fathers Day!
WHIZ / Ohio State Highway Patrol will hold testing session at Muskingum University
Fox 8 / North Ridgeville police will work with OSP to target speeders from the air
NBC News / California deputy dies on duty from effects of methamphetamine
WSYX 6 / Ohio ranks 36th by U.S. News in new rankings list, 17th for its economy
Who's getting promoted?  Colonel Chuck Jones has announced the following promotions and transfers.  Promotional ceremony scheduled for July 17th.

Promotions July 17th
Retirees' Association President Bob Booker and State Troopers of Ohio Director Tom Rice have a moment of fun, posing with their recently acquired 'Stetson Club' polos at the 2024 Retiree's Cookout at the Academy.  Stetson Club members have pledged to contribute an additional $1.00 per day throughout the year in support of our lobbying efforts at the Ohio Statehouse.  Thanks to our 30 Stetson Club members and thanks for the support from all of our STO Patrons, over 500 strong. 
Cleveland 19 / Video released of Sandusky officers running toward gunfire on June 1st
Cleveland 19 / 3 killed, 10 shot in Arkansas mass shooting at grocery store
WJW / Another construction zone crash on the OTP