Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirees' Association
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Welcome to the Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirees' Association's website. It is designed to serve as a communications link by providing information and services to Association members, current Ohio State Highway Patrol employees, other law enforcement personnel and the public at large.

The "Public", or open access area of the site, includes information about the Association, History of the Patrol, links to other sites related to the Retirees' Association and Upcoming Social Activities.

The "Members Only" area of the website is accessible by Association members through the use of a password. This area includes information on the illness of members, the death of a member or immediate family, meeting notes and other important announcements. 

We are proud of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, our Association, and retirees of the Patrol. We consider them to be the best group of people anywhere to associate with!
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The Members Only page was updated on October 29, 2014
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Coming Retirements

Trooper Allen Marcum, Elyria Post                    October 31, 2014

Trooper Kevin Flemming, Milan Post                October 31, 2014

Sergeant Kay Perkins, Cambridge Post            October 31, 2014

SLLI Shelly Downing, Cambridge Post              October 31, 2014

Trooper Rebecca Adams, Cambridge Post        November 5, 2014

Trooper Karen McElroy, Canfield Post              November 7, 2014

Trooper Jala O'Dowd, Bucyrus District            November 13, 2014

Major John Bistor, GHQ Operations                    November 14, 2014

Reception Information can be found on the Members - Coming Events Page
Congratulations to our OSHPRA Officers for 2015!  Gil Jones, President,  Lou Gliozzi, 1st Vice President,  Pam Sullivan, 2nd Vice President, Kevin Titler, Secretary, Brian Landis, Treasurer and Butch Collins, Past President.   Thank you for your service!
The OSHPRA 2015 Snowbird Reunion will be held at the International Palms Resort in Orlando, Florida, from February 27th to March 2. Reservation details are now available on the Member's page.

Update 10202014 - Additional information is now available about the Snowbird Golf Outing.

Administrative Professionals Day at the Academy
Our Newest Members!  Laura Mourne, Office of Personnel, hosted a tour of the Thomas P. Charles Leadership Wing at the Patrol Academy for some of our past and present administrative professionals. A special welcome to our newest Retiree Association members!  From L to R - Laura Mourne, Melva Dodd, Sarita Bower, Kathy Kral, Lowella Day-Jeter, Karen Franz, Libby Jenkins, Francis Huggins, Jackie Switzer, Rhonda Goins, and Linda Carson.  The Grand Opening of the Leadership Wing is scheduled for November 14, 2014.
With our condolences we report the passing of Retired Lieutenant Albert P. Kinney, age 88, on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. He graduated from the 22nd Academy class on May 5, 1947 and retired on January 15, 1978.  No service or obituary information was available.

Retired Trooper William Simms, 66, of the 85th Academy Class and father of Trooper Shawn Simms, Cincinnati Metro, died on Friday, October 24, 2014 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

Mary Ann Kasper, surviving spouse of retired Sergeant Joseph C. Kasper, passed away Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Additional information can be found on the member's page.
Major John H. Bistor, Unit 1284 will retire from the Division on November 14, 2014, after 35 years of dedicated service.   Information regarding final day festivities can be found on the Members / Coming Events age.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol History Unit is missing the “1963 November - December Flying Wheel” issue. We do not know if this issue was published or not. If you have a 1963 Flying Wheel issued with a November or December month, may we have or borrow the publication. If donated, it will be archived with our other Flying Wheel publications. If loaned to us, we will copy the publication and return the original to you. If you have this issue then please contact Barb Miller at www.bamiller@dps.ohio.gov or Shel Senek at www.senek@dps.ohio.gov or call (614) 752-8234. Thanks in advance to our Retirees and Surviving Spouses for taking the time to research your Flying Wheels.