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"
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Fall 2023
Camp Perry Dedication
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
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'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.
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May 2024
"An Abbreviated History of the STO"
Thanks to our STO 'Stetson Club' Patrons, listed below,  for your additional commitment in 2024 to the State Troopers of Ohio!

Gilbert Cook (EOW 9/13/2023) 

Thomas Rice                    Jim Garrison
Kenneth Marshall        Edward Waltz
Sandy Chiaramonte    Fred Summers
Robbie Hartsell            Al Branstiter
Fred Goldstein              Delmer Dunlap
Kenneth Morckel        Blaine Keckley
Robert Warner            Carl Roark 
Warren Davies            Jeff May
Magnum Davis            Denny Bueno
Darryl Anderson        Ernie Wilson
William Healy             Mike Kasler
James Chapman        Dale LaRue
Roger Landis               J.P. Allen
Donald Goodman      Bob Booker
John Magaw
Brad Kunze 

"An Abbreviated History of the STO"
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Who's getting promoted?  Colonel Chuck Jones has announced the following promotions and transfers.  Promotional ceremony scheduled for July 17th and August 14th.

Promotions July 17th

Promotions August 14th

With our condolences, we report the passing of Charlotte Gambill, age 84, spouse of retired Trooper Norman Gambill.  Charlotte passed on July 13th, surrounded by her loved ones at home.  Norman, who survives, was a graduate of the 55th Academy Class, and was married to Charlotte for 67 years. 

With our condolences, we report the passing of Rebel Louanna-Lyn Bryant, age 1, on Sunday, July 7th at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus. Rebel suffered a significant seizure while sleeping and was unable to recover after several days of treatment in the ICU. She was the daughter of Columbus Police Officers Ronald and Emily Bryant and the granddaughter of retired OSHP Captain James and Connie Bryant. The FOP Capital City Lodge #9 Foundation is accepting Memorial Contributions on behalf of the Bryant Family.  

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