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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Coming Events 

May 3rd              Memorial Service, Academy 

June 14th            Retiree's Cookout, Academy

Go to our Coming Events page to get more information!
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Snowbird Reunion 2019
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Pending Retirements

AP1 Tina Vigoffi-Wilson, St. Clairsville Post         May 1st

Tpr. Ricky Wells, Jackson LCS                                    May 17th 

MCEI Kevin Burchett, Jackson LCS                          May 17th

Sgt. George King, GHQ Aviation                                May 31st 

Criminalist Jeffrey Turnau, Crime Lab                   May 31st 

Link to for more information
Snowbird Reunion 2019
Business Meeting & Luncheon
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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 With our condolences we report the passing of Carolyn Mathews, Age 70, spouse of retired Trooper James R. Mathews, 79th Academy Class. Carolyn passed on April 14th, 2019. 

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Thank you for your interest in ordering a copy of REV: Service Above Self by Richard D. Ellsworth with Mike Crispen, which details the inspiring life of Reverend Ellsworth including his service in World War 2 and his work as the long-time chaplain for the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

The paperback book is now available for sale through the OSHP Auxiliary Store for $16.95. Click to the Coming Events Page for details.

What's been going on with the Ohio State Highway Patrol Retiree's Association?  A few recent happenings; welcoming Dispatcher Brian Gettinger into the retired ranks on April 12th.  The Mansfield Patrol Post monthly retiree's breakfast at Paul Revere's Restaurant in Lexington and the annual Marion Post Reunion at the historic G&R Tavern in Waldo.  Thanks to all who attended.
WDTN 2 / OSP to transition to new handgun
WBNS 10TV / Troopers disregard risk of gunfire to save shooting victim
P & I / OSP Pension System terminates Ancora from microcap equity fund
Dispatch / Best paid state employee made $600K in 2018