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"
Link to Auxiliary Academy Store
Link to the latest edition of the Flying Wheel
"An Abbreviated History of the STO"
Annual Luncheon Embassy Suites 
 October 2023 
Flying Wheel
Spring 2023
Retirees Cookout
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
HomeSTOCommentaryPension News Recent NewsOur Story

'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
Sunbird Reunion All Occasions August 2023 
Who's getting promoted?  Colonel Jones has announced the following promotions and transfers. 

Promotions - March 11th

Watch the 'State of the Patrol' Address by Colonel Jones on Friday, March 1st at 1:00 PM.  Link to: 

The Ohio Channel - Special Events 
"An Abbreviated History of the STO"

With our condolences we report the passing of Retired Sergeant Robert W. Rich, age 72, on Friday, February 23, 2024. Bob graduated from the 99th academy class on February 7, 1975 and retired September 11, 1999. He is survived by his spouse, Theresa.

With our condolences, we report the passing of retired Trooper Michael A. Truex, age 76, who last worked at the Mansfield Patrol Post. He was a graduate of the 89th Academy Class. Mike loved serving as a State Trooper for 28½ years where he made many lifelong friends. He is survived by his wife Annie.

Service and condolence information can be found at
Registration information for the Snowbird Reunion can be found at 
Matthew Mossor, a retired OSHP trooper, and two current members of the OSHP Canton Post, Sgt. Johnnie Maier and Trooper William Kanters were honored by Colonel Chuck Jones for their lifesaving efforts on December 8th. 
On February 23rd, Colonel Charles A. Jones, Patrol Superintendent, presented Sergeant Stephen A. Murphy with the Patrol’s Distinguished Service Medallion. Sergeant Murphy was recognized for his life saving efforts on November 11th, 2023, with a man suffering a heart attack in the parking lot of the Lisbon Patrol Post. 
WLWT 5 / OSP cruiser video shows high-speed chase spanning multiple counties
WOWK 13 / Ohio police dogs trained to sniff our marijuana will need to be retired 
WFMJ 21 / OSHP & North Jackson Police round up hog on the OTP near Lordstown
Canton Rep / Another triple digit speeder caught by OSHP
Hometown News / OSHP joins forces with Bath High School to promote safe driving practices
Scioto Post / K-9 Mickey will retire after 6 years of service with the Ohio State Highway Patrol
WSYX 6 / VIDEO: Aerial views of tornado damage across central Ohio following February 28th outbreak