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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January 4th         Aztec Bird Reunion                                 Surprise, Arizona

March 5th-7th     Snowbird Reunion                                  Lake Mary, Florida

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Sgt. Ross Reed, Piqua Patrol Post                    November 22nd

Tpr. Brad Long, Columbus LCS                        November 22nd 

Tpr. Rose Swart, Bucyrus DHQ                        December 20th

Tpr. Paul Terrion, Cleveland DHQ                  December 20th

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Sandusky, Ohio
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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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With our condolences, we report the passing Retired AP1 M. Sue Vandenbroek, 71, on Friday, November 15, 2019. Sue retired from service while working at the Bowling Green Patrol Post.  

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Dispatch Reporter Holly Zacharia interviews Trooper Jason Phillips with his parents Jason "Tee" Phillips Sr. and Tina Phillips.  Thank you Holly for a great story and a great and hopeful interview! 
Dispatch / Strong foundation has been established for search of new police chief
Dispatch / Eight-year driver's license could trim BMV lines, lawmaker says
WBNS 10TV / Trooper injured in wrong-way crash speaks about recovery, thanks those who helped
Dispatch / Trooper thanks those who saved him after crash, therapy and God helping recovery
Morrow County Sentinel / Trooper, family grateful for support
WCMH 4 / Trooper injured in wrong-way crash speaks publicly for first time
WSYX / Rescuers of trooper, honored by Patrol
WSYX 6 / Trooper identified after being struck by distracted driver