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

March 16th           Promotions                                                 OSP Academy, Columbus

March 28th         OSP Half-Units Conference                   OSP Academy, Columbus 

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Curt Kordel 90th 
Birthday Celebration 
Video Slideshow
Flying Wheel
Winter 2018
Pending Retirements

Dispatcher Randall Gilbert, Cambridge DHQ       February 27th

MRW 2 Joseph Miller, Columbus DHQ                     February 28th 

Disp. Jennifer Swisher, Van Wert Patrol Post       February 28th

Disp. Robin Case, Wooster Dispatch Center           March 5th

Link to for more information
A Visit with Evelyn Reiss
Video Slideshow
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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​The State Highway Patrol Federal Credit Union is celebrating 60 Years of Service to the employees and family members of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  Members are invited to an Open House Celebration on Monday, March 16th, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM at the main office, 1900 Polaris Parkway, Suite 400, Columbus, Ohio. 
What’s Your Story?
Emmett Wheeler interviews Retired Chief Deputy Gil Jones, who began his career in civilian law enforcement in 1965, after serving in a law enforcement capacity in the United States Air Force. At the Ohio State Highway Patrol, he rose to the rank of Lt. Colonel, having served in a variety of assignments, including Commandant of the Training Academy. As the third African-American Trooper in the state of Ohio, following Sanford Roan and Louis Sharp, Jones was the first to complete the Academy, remain with the Highway Patrol and ultimately retire from the Patrol in 1997. In 1998, he was asked by Sheriff Jim Karnes to serve at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office as Chief Deputy of Patrol, an assignment he accepted and served in until 2014. His achievements are not only honored and recognized by two premiere law enforcement agencies, his remarkable career earned him an induction into the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame in 2017. (Video courtesy of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office)
Congratulations 2019 Trooper of the Year Eric Holbrook, as well as all of the Leadership Award Winners recognized for their contributions to public safety and the Citizens of Ohio.  Link to the Ohio State Highway Patrol's Leadership Awards Media Release to see all of the 2019 award winners.
Cleveland 19 / Trooper chase through Strongsville, Medina ends in crash, 2 arrested
Dispatch / Should it be legal to carry a gun while you're drunk?
WLWT 5 / Troopers say there are consequences to bringing home Michigan marijuana
WTVG 13 / Distracted driving blitz in Hancock County / Addyston Police Chief accused of buying and selling weapons without approval
WESH Apopka / Off duty deputy shoots home intruder wielding an ax