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. 

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Fred Raby 
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Disp. Manager Lydia Frey, The Hub                       March 5th

Sgt. Sean Carpenter, Ohio Expo Center                 March 5th

SLLI Mark Thompson, Findlay DHQ                      March 19th

Sgt. Joseph Leubbers, Lebanon Patrol Post        March 26th

Sgt. Richard Menges, Cambridge DHQ                  March 29th

Agent John Phillips, OIU                                              April 13th

IS3 Mary Watson, Computer Operations             April 30th

ET Manager Shawn Piper, Finance & Log. s       April 30th

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

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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
On Friday, March 5th, Dispatcher Manager Lydia Frey was welcomed into the ranks of the retired by retired Captain Brenda Collins and active Captain Ken Kocab along with many other friends.  Lydia celebrated 34 years of public service, recognized as the most decorated dispatcher in the history of the Patrol.  Among her many accomplishments, she is the first dispatcher to be named as the State Dispatcher of the Year twice.  Congratulations Lydia! 

Celebrating 11 Years of Service to the Men and Women of the Ohio State Highway Patrol
Trooper to Trooper 
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Fox 8 / Criminal "Up a Tree", see how the OSHP tracks down a suspect that took off after traffic stop
WKBN 27 / Ohio State Highway Patrol looking for auxiliary officers
WLWT 5 / 'One of the Best' ODNR Officer Jason LaGore honored, remembered
Dayton Daily News / Doorbell camera shows suspect shooting at deputy
WSYX 6 / Ohio State Patrol Troopers and other law enforcement officers getting vaccinated 
Journal News / Ohio State Patrol's top trooper comes from Hamilton for the second time in 3 years
WANE 15  / Fort Wayne couple honored by OSHP for buckling up
Fox 8 / Pipe goes through driver's windshield on Ohio interstate / 2 dead, 5 injured on I-480 crash
WTRF 7 / Victim identified in Steubenville crash; found with gunshot wound
Journal-News / Ohio's public pension funds have $234 Billion invested. How did they do in 2020?
Fox 31 / CU partygoers assault police, damage property