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 
January 17th, 2019
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Coming Retirements                 

Tpr. Christopher Dunn, Ashtabula Patrol Post              January 24th

Tpr. Curtis Bryant, Hamilton Patrol Post                        January 25th

AP4 Cynthia Kollin, Columbus DHQ                                  January 31st

Tpr. Teri Cavin, Findlay Patrol Post                                   February 1st

Lt. H. Todd Criss, Cambridge DHQ                                     February 12th

Tpr. Gary Wolfe, Bucyrus Patrol Post                               February 22nd

Tpr. Phillip Melicant, Cleveland LCS                                  February 28th

Tpr. Debra Tracey, Van Wert Patrol Post                        March 10th

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 the 2018 Snowbird Reunion, 2017 Sunbird Reunion, the 2017 Colonel's Retirees Cookout, and the 2017 Annual Dinner
85th Anniversary Gala
Sunbird Reunion 2018
Old Guard Videos
Link to the coming events calendar at ohprs.org for all coming events involving our active and retired members.
2018 Annual Dinner 
2018 Retirees on the Road
2018 Snowbird Golf Scramble
2018 Snowbird - Corn Hole, Euchre, and Pizza
2018 Snowbird - Business Meeting and Luncheon
Retiree's Outreach 2018
Retiree's Cookout 2018
On August 16, 2018, as part of the Annual OSHPRS Retreat, Senior Actuarial Consultant Mita Drazilov of Gabriel, Roeder, Smith and Company (GRS) presented an overview of the 2017 Actuarial Report for the OSHPRS. An abbreviated overview of the report and an edited video clip of the board discussion is available on the Pension News page.​
​With our condolences we report the passing of Sharon L. Dunlap, age 77, spouse of retired Lieutenant Delmer D. Dunlap, on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Delmer graduated from the 58th Academy class.

Service and condolence information can be found on the Member's page.

Mansfield Reunion 2018
Plans have been finalized for the 2019 Snowbird Reunion.  Registration Information can be found on the Members / Coming Events page.
The registration form was updated on 12/01/2018
2019 Snowbird Reunion at Lake Mary, Florida and the Country Club at Deer Run
Bean Day Changes!  In an attempt to improve attendance at our monthly bean day lunches, the Academy will now be hosting Bean Day on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.  In order for the Academy staff to plan appropriately, it is necessary for those attending to RSVP, on the Monday prior to each luncheon date, with Lori Pallante via email at lapallante@dps.ohio.gov or by phone at 614.387.6081.
Don’t miss your chance to reserve a copy of Reverend Richard Ellsworth’s autobiography, Rev: Service Above Self. Written in conjunction with retired Captain Mike Crispen, Rev: Service Above Self explores Ellsworth’s amazing life from his service in World War 2 to his work as the Patrol’s chaplain. The book will be available for purchase in January 2019. Only a limited number of copies will be available, so to reserve your own copy go to https://my.cheddarup.com/c/rev. No advanced payment is required to make a reservation. Everyone who reserves a copy will be able to purchase the book two weeks before it is available for sale to the general public. A portion of the proceeds will be dedicated to supporting the Ohio State Highway Patrol Chaplaincy Program. 
Retired Lt. Terry Payer, 76th Academy Class, (pictured left) is recovering from a stroke and retired Captain Bob Markowski, 110th Academy Class, is undergoing chemotherapy treatments for a second time.  Information to send a card of encouragement to Terry, Bob, or other friends in distress can be found on the Member's page.