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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Fred Raby 
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                                                  RETIREMENTS EVENTS ARE SCHEDULED FOR THOSE RETIREES HI-LITED

MCEI Thomas Drawl, Warren LCS                          April 23rd

Lt. Stanley Jordan, Wilmington Patrol Post       April 23rd 

Sgt. David Schultz, Findlay DHQ                             April 23rd

Tpr. Marty Ferguson, Columbus DHQ                   April 23rd

Tpr. C. Todd Jester, Warren DHQ                            April 29th

IS3 Mary Watson, Computer Operations             Cancelled 

ET Manager Shawn Piper, Finance & Logistics  April 30th

Tpr. Eric Weinman, Wilmington DHQ                   May 7th

Tpr. Matina Moore, Ironton Patrol Post               May 7th

S/Lt. Karla Taulbee, Jackson DHQ                          May 21st

MCEIS Jack Goins, Wilmington DHQ                     May 28th

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Gilbert Jones
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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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Flying Wheel
Summer 2020
Celebrating 11 Years of Service to the Men and Women of the Ohio State Highway Patrol
Trooper to Trooper 
"When it's more than a rumor"
Established Feb. 4th, 2010
 With our condolences, we report the passing of retired Sergeant Harold Heinz, 101, who served the Ohio State Highway Patrol for 25 years, retiring in 1975. He was honored in 2019, by the OSHP, as the oldest living retired member of the patrol. Harold passed on Thursday morning, April 15th, at the Briarfield Manor in Austintown. 

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Looking for Retirement Work? LEXISNEXIS is looking for a few Retirees to provide teaching/instructing/organizing for the new E-Warrants program being introduced to law enforcement agencies across Ohio. Contact retired Colonel Paul Pride for more information - [email protected]
Springfield News-Sun / Kettering man sentenced in 2019 death of OSHP Motor Carrier Inspector Kimra Skelton
WCMH 4 / Columbus release body cam footage of officer shooting, killing 16 year old
Fox 8 / Ohio Turnpike, Highway Patrol focus on aerial enforcement for extreme speeders
Fox 8 / New video recordings of shooting involving undercover DEA agent
WCMH 4 / Columbus police memorial vandalized with obscene graffiti 
WCMH 4 / Democratic gun reform laws face uphill battle at the Statehouse