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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FA Theresa Taylor, GHQ Fiscal Services                May 31st

AP1 Patty Tinney, Canton Patrol Post                    May 31st

Sgt. Patrick Tusko, Defiance Patrol Post                June 1st

Tpr. Patrick Townsend, Capital Square                   June 1st

Captain Anthony Bradshaw, Findlay DHQ              June 3rd

S/Lt. Darren Thomas, Recruitment & Training        June 10th

Disp. Elizabeth Worrell, Canton C.C.                       June 30th

Agent Michael Betts, OIU Columbus                       June 30th

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Dispatcher Robert "Muzz" Bailey
Sunbird Reunion 2021 Video
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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HELP US HELP THE PATROL!  State Troopers of Ohio Inc. will be actively seeking the support of the Ohio General Assembly and others in Ohio government leadership to support the active and retired ranks of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  Our video provides a historical perspective of the philanthropic work done by the first State Troopers of Ohio organization, sanctioned in 1958.  Our resurrected organization, supported by the retired Colonels of the Ohio State Highway Patrol with a Board of Directors of various ranks, is requesting your help to move the Patrol forward.  Details and a donation form can be found by linking to our State Troopers Inc webpage. 
STO Update -  We will be meeting be at the Wayside Family Restaurant with our Warren Retirees and Actives on Saturday, May 21st. Thanks to all who are supporting the STO.

May 21st - Warren Breakfast at the Wayside Family Restaurant  10:00 AM  

June 17th - Retiree's Cookout at the Academy during the Retiree's Association Business Meeting at 10:00, Academy Auditorium. Get the details at 
Visiting with our Findlay District friends at the Wildcat Cafe in Vanlue. Thanks to retirees and breakfast coordinators Don Fleck, Roger Emnett, Ken Walerius, and retired Carey Police Chief Dennis Yingling for the invitation. Another great day of support for the STO!

After our gathering, we spent some time with retired Captain Dave Furiate (upper left) at his home north of Findlay.  Dave's been ailing from a number of health issues, it was nice to see him.
WCPO 9 / Police looking for motorcyclist who assaulted driver in road rage incident

With our condolences, we report the passing of Imogene M. Wigglesworth, age 93, (pictured left) spouse of retired Lieutenant Ernest W. Wigglesworth, on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Ernest graduated from the 42nd academy class on August 6, 1954 and retired on June 11, 1983.

HPRS just learned of the passing of retired Electronic Technician III Robert C. Fox, age 85, on Friday, April 29, 2022. Robert started with the patrol on March 1, 1961 and retired March 2, 1989. He was preceded in death by his spouse, Ida.

Service and condolence information can be found at / Ohio State Patrol seizes,ATV's, drugs, guns on Cleveland's west side 
Lima News / Lima PD and OSHP team up to curb crashes in Allen County
Lima News / Do you qualify for Ohio's "Constitutional Carry"?, starts June 13th
WKYC 3 / Honoring Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Kenny Velez along I-90
WSYX 6 / City leaders hope to reduce gun violence in Columbus, police not sure of impact of Constitutional Carry
Community Spotlight / Talking with OSHP Post Commander Ty Skaggs