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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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

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STO Update - Patrons and Retiree's Association Members.  It is absolutely critical that you return the recently mailed directory release form to the OSHPRS so your contact information will continue to be confidentially available to your fellow retirees. Link to a message from the Retiree's Association for more information.

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Retirees' Association Members and STO Patrons,

Effective communication is critical to the success of any public service group. The Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirement System Online Directory is absolutely critical to the success of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirees' Association and the State Troopers of Ohio, Inc. You were recently mailed a release form to allow the continuance of your contact information to be published on this password protected directory. Please take the time to complete this form and return it by mail to the OSHPRS.  

Colonel Richard Collins, Retired
Website Manager / Memberships
Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirees' Association

​ODPS Director Thomas Stickrath has announced his retirement, effective at the end of the year. Click open Director Stickrath's retirement announcement below. 
“It’s the rewarding feeling of being able to help. You’re talking to people on what could be their worst day ever and just providing them some help or sense of relief,” - Dispatcher Supervisor Jen Moran
Times-Leader / Ohio State Patrol needs to hire more dispatchers 
Marion Star / Brian Garloch is selected as Delaware Post Trooper ot the Year
NY Post / Philadelphia parking attendant shot from behind while writing citation
WBNS 10 / Ohio "swatting" bill passes House, headed to the Senate 
WBNS 10 / Baby dies from injuries days after Madison County crash that killed mother
AT / Tiffin University Drone Academy receives state funding, work with OSHP crash unit. 
U.S. News / Jury aquits man in road rage killing of off-duty Houston police officer
WHIO 7 / Tpr. Andrew Pudenz, Disp. Monica Huffman selected tops at Dayton Patrol Post
Police 1 / Ohio trooper, good samartitan honored for saving college student's life after crash
Cleveland News 5 / Former Streetsboro councilman facing criminal charges for scrapyard
Dispatch / Ohio House passes bill to stop cities from blocking gun sales during riots
AP / Wounded officers sue Sig Sauer; says gun goes off by itself
Lt. Colonel Chuck Linek congratulates SHPFCU CEO Becky Landis during her retirement gathering on December 2nd, 2022.  Thank you Becky for all you have done during your exceptional tenure as our CEO.  
Enjoy your retirement! 
WRIC 8 / Virgina State Trooper dragged for 3 miles by fleeing suspect, speeds of 115 MPH
Dayton Now / One dead, 3 injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-75 at I-70 /  Eight charged with patient abuse at Warrensville State Hospital
Fox News / Mexican police seize 600 pounds on fentanyl stuffed in coconuts
Journal News / Chase Lucas selected Trooper of the Year at Hamilton Post
Sentinal-Tribune / Tpr. Jeff Huffman, Disp. Kamie Mariano honored at Bowling Green Post