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
Major David D. Sturtz, Ohio's 1st IG, 
    EOW September 18, 2015

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Retired Colonel Tom Rice will be providing updates from the Board of State Troopers of Ohio Inc. at the Sunbird Reunion on Saturday, August 20th.  The third quarterly meeting of the Retiree's Association will start at 11:00 AM.  Registration information can be found at 
Operations Major Josh Swindell is the newest Lt. Colonel in the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  Who else is getting promoted?  Click open the link below to learn about our most recent and pending promotions.  

Promotions scheduled for September 6, 2022
Today, I am honored to announce the upcoming retirement of Lieutenant Colonel Marla K. Gaskill, Office of the Superintendent, effective September 2, 2022, after more than 33 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Ohio and the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  - Colonel Charles Jones, Superintendent 

Marion Star / Colonel Chuck Jones: "Law enforcement is a noble profession" 
Cincinnati Enquirer / 3 dead in Clermont County crash
Cincinnati Enquirer School bus crashes into home near Ohio-Indiana border 
WSYX 6 / Gunman who attacked Cincinnati FBI office had ties to Columbus
A message from Colonel Jones 
WSYX 6 / OSU Safety Director says more police officers needed to ensure campus safety
Fox 19 / Search underway for suspect who rammed Middletown police cruiser 
WKBN 27 / OSP announces drunk driving crackdown over labor day
WKBN 27 / Service repair worker struck, killed changing tire on Ohio Turnpike
WSYX 6 / Semiconductor chip shortage impacting cruiser purchases for Central Ohio law enforcement / Ohio State Patrol still in the running for best looking patrol car 
WSYX 6 / Daughter of fallen Kirkersville police chief gets escort to first day of kindergarten
WSYX 6 / "No police, more crime" neighbors concerned about Columbus police shortage, foundation out $10K 
WSYX 6 / Car thefts escalating in Franklin County as juvenile criminals returned to streets, repeat crimes
WLWT 5 / Trooper bodycam video shows chase, moments leading to vehicle crash at Walmart 
Dayton 24/7 / Police searching for man after chase, shots fired 
Wilmington News-Journal / Firefighter/EMT is "Saved by the Helmet"