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On August 18th, 2021, the Editorial Board of voted unanimously to endorse and actively support retired Staff Lieutenant Kevin Miller's campaign for Ohio House District 72.  Kevin was appointed earlier this year and is campaigning to retain this seat in the coming 2022 election. Click on Kevin's uniform photo to link to
With the passing of Auxiliary Sgt. Eric Gelsomino on October 15th, the Division has now experienced 4 COVID related deaths in the active ranks: Springfield Post Commander Brian Aller, EOW -  September 29th, 2021; Trooper Bradley K. Huffman, EOW - January 20, 2021; Trooper Andy Ward, EOW - August 30, 2021.  Without minimizing these tragic losses for the OSHP and the families of these dedicated officers, we would implore that those in the active ranks and our retirees give some serious thought to the health care decisions they are making regarding the COVID health care crisis continuing to impact all of us in our State and in our Country. 
"It seems to me there is a sense of entitled lawlessness," said Whitehall Police Chief Mike Crispen who also serves as president of the Franklin County Chiefs Association. "From the pandemic to the civil unrest, you're sort of getting a sense of lawlessness was starting to happen around the community."
WSYX 6 / Chief Crispen: "It seems to me, there is a sense of entitled lawlessness"
WKBN 27 / Warren police officers found justified in use of deadly force
WSYX 6 / Ohio Chief Justice sides with minority, new House and Senate maps rejected 
WKBN 27 / Troopers search by air for vehicle involved in hit-skip involving  Amish couple
Dispatch / Two Ohioans killed in Missouri plane crash, including retired Ohio State Highway Patrol pilot
ABC News / Police struggle to deter rising catalytic converter thefts
Scioto Post / $53K worth of drugs seized from Circleville Chase man 
WOSU / Rollout of body cameras for DRC guards and Parole staff begins
KCAL 9 / Thieves now targeting cargo containers, stealing packages on downtown L.A. railroad yards
WSYX 6 / 38 officers graduate from the OSHP Academy 145th Basic Police Class / Road rage combatants visit highway patrol, punching, scratching ensue 
NBC 6 South Florida / Video shows police sergeant putting his hand on fellow officer's throat
Ironton Tribune / David and Sue Spears make $15K contribution for police K-9, have connection to OSHP
Sergeant George King, celebrating his retirement in 2019 with Major Josh Swindell and S/Lieutenant Justin Cromer.  Sgt. King was tragically killed in a commercial airplane crash in January 8th.