Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirees' Association
Serving our Active and Retired members since 1975

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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 
April 2nd, 2020
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Activities_and_Events.pdf
Coming Retirements - RETIREMENT EVENTS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED 
                                                UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Tpr. Ronald Dudley, Cambridge LCS                       April 3rd

Lt. Mark Glennon, Cambridge DHQ                          April 10th

AP 1 Jill Lee, Cambridge Patrol Post                         April 17th

Sgt. Thomas Hermann, Warren DHQ                       April 24th

AP1 Shirley Fithen, Steubenville Patrol Post         April 30th

MCEI James Smith, Cambridge DHQ                       April 30th

QIG George Pitre,  Akron OIU                                      May 1st                                               

Capt. Scott Demmitt, Field Operations SRT           May 6th

Tpr. Anna Powers, Xenia Patrol Post                        May 8th

Tpr. Joseph Weaver, Cambridge District                 May 8th

Disp. Crystal Yaw, Findlay District                            May 14th

Reception Information can be found on the Members - Coming Events Page
Link to the Auxiliary Academy Store
by clicking on the 'Smokey' key fob icon

OSHPRS Checkbook
Click on the photos to view video slideshows of recent events sponsored or supported by the Retiree's Association.
Sunbird Reunion 2019
Old Guard Videos
Link to the coming events calendar at ohprs.org for all coming events involving our active and retired members.
OSHPRA_By-Laws_10212017.pdf
2019 Mansfield Post Reunion 
2020 Curt Kordel 90th Birthday Party 
Recoveries, Retirements, Reunions  2019
A Visit with Evelyn Reiss
2020
Snowbird 2020 Fellowship at the Marriott
Pension News - Summaries of the most recent OSHPRS Board meetings are now being provided to the membership. To access the summary, link to the Retirement System's web page , log into your account and click on "Board Meeting Updates". During the February 21st meeting, the strategic plan was updated and GRS Retirement Consulting provided an overview of their most recent actuarial report and its potential impact on future COLA and active member contribution rates.  
2020 Snowbird Golf Scramble 
Retiree's Cookout 2019
SP 683 Dedication
Gil Jones Leap Year Birthday Celebration 2020
In the 40 plus years of our existence, the OSP Retiree's Association has charged $1 per month / $12 per year for membership.  How do we spend your dollar? The PDF below provides an overview of our expenses for 2019 from President Bob Booker and Treasurer Brenda Collins.  The Association sponsors a number of events, (including the Retiree's Cookout and the Cleveland Police Museum's Vintage Car Program) reducing the cost of these events for our members that wish to attend.  Also, Board members work for free, putting in many hours of volunteer time to reduce administrative cost.  Thanks to all who have served on the board over our long history! 
2019_Sponsorship_Report.pdf
Retirees Colonel Tom Rice and Kathy McKinnis pose in front of SP-683 at the 2019 Retiree's Cookout.
​The Ohio Department of Health has issued a stay-at-home order for all Ohioans. You can view the specifics of this order by linking to this news story provided by WCMH Channel 4, Columbus. 



COVID-19 Directives - Please be advised, the Academy will be temporarily closing effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020. The closing includes the work out facility, pool, locker room and OSP Credit Union satellite office - Major Chuck Jones 
The 2020 Snowbird Reunion Golf Outing at the Timacuan Golf & Country Club, Lake Mary, Florida.  Congratulations to the Captain's Choice winning team, Ken Marshal, Rich Grumney, Ernie Wilson, and Dave Peters.
Snowbird 2020 Business Meeting & Luncheon 
Lt. Ken Garloch Sr. update is currently battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and has suffered extensive kidney damage resulting in ongoing dialysis treatment. As of February 14th, Ken's kidney function has improved and he is no longer required to have dialysis treatments. He is recovering from a serious fall. Cards of encouragement can be sent to the Kemper House Room 220, 800 Proprietors Road , Worthington OH 43085. Visitations have been suspended because of the Coronavirus. 
The Patrol’s Memorial Ceremony, previously scheduled for May 8, has been canceled in response to recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for controlling the spread of the coronavirus.

Our Memorial Ceremony has been an annual event that honors Patrol personnel who placed service above self. Equally as important, it’s been our opportunity to pay special tribute to the surviving family members who have paid an enormous price.

Although we are unable to hold this event this year, we encourage you to keep these brave Ohio State Highway Patrol personnel in your prayers; it is our duty to ensure that these courageous men and women are never forgotten and remain always in our thoughts - Colonel Rick Fambro 
With our condolences we report the passing of Steve A. Foltz, 50, brother of retired Trooper James Foltz,  on March 30, 2020. Services will be private.  Information to send condolences can be found on the member's page.
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