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 12th, 2021
Activities_and_Events.pdf
Coming Retirements - RETIREMENT EVENTS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED 
                                                UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Information to send congratulatory cards can be found on the Members-Coming Events Page 

Tpr. Raul Cueller, Toledo Patrol Post                              April 9th

Tpr. Shawn Cunningham, Gallipolis Patrol Post       April 9th

Sgt. Archie Spradlin, Academy                                          April 9th

Agent John Phillips, OIU                                                       April 13th

Disp. Linda Colley, Findlay Dispatch Center                April 15th 

MCEI Thomas Drawl, Warren DHQ                                 April 23rd

Lt. Stanley Jordan, Wilmington Patrol Post                April 23rd

IS2 Mary Watson, Computer Operations                       April 30th

ET Manger Shawn Piper, Finance & Logistics              April 30th

Tpr. Eric Weinman, Wilmington DHQ                             May 7th

S/Lt. Karla Taulbee, Jackson DHQ                                    May 21st
Link to the Auxiliary Academy Store
by clicking on the 'Smokey' key fob icon

State 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.
Gil Jones Tribute Video 2020
2020 Curt Kordel 90th Birthday Party 
Louis Sharp Classroom Dedication 2020
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 
Gil Jones Leap Year Birthday Celebration 2020
Snowbird 2020 Business Meeting & Luncheon 
OSHPRA_By-Laws__03072020.pdf
OSHPRA_By-Laws__03072020.pdf
Your Guide to a 
Better Retirement
Our Prayer List 
for our friends in distress (Updated 4/12) 

Many of those in our patrol family, or their family members, are suffering through the hardships of cancer treatments or other life threatening illnesses.  

Retired Dispatcher Rhoda Knauff, spouse of retired S/Lt. Robert Knauff will be hospitalized April 14th for back surgery. She will have 4 discs replaced and will be hospitalized for approximately a week before recuperating at home. 

Retired Sgt. Max Wood is being treated for a large hiatal hernia and has been hospitalized near his home in Winter Haven, Florida.  Information to send cards can be found on the Member's page. 

Retired Sergeant Jack Lonier suffered a fall at his home breaking several ribs. He is currently rehabilitating at his home after spending a few days at Grant Hospital, Columbus. 

Information to send cards of encouragement can be found on the Member's page. Prayers are always encouraged and appreciated. If there are others in our patrol family that are in some type of distress or difficulty please let us know so we can add them to our prayer list.

As a former uniform or civilian member of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, who retired or resigned in good standing, you are eligible to become a member of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirees' Association.  For only $1.00 per month, you will be included on our One Call notification system and granted access to our Member's only page.  Members receive a membership card, lapel pin, and vehicle decal.  Members are also invited to our four annual gatherings, including the Florida Snowbird Reunion, the Retiree's Cookout, the North Coast Sunbird Reunion, and our Fall Annual Meeting.  Click open the attached PDF, fill out the information requested and send to our Retirement System Office: 

Ohio State Highway Patrol Retirees' Association
Attention: Holly Carr
1900 Polaris Parkway, Suite 201
Columbus, Ohio 43240-4037
Fred Raby Tribute Video 2020
Membership_Post_Card_PDF.pdf
2021 is a good year to join the Retirees' Association
 With our condolences, we report the passing of  Sue L. Debevec, age 79, spouse of retired Staff Lieutenant James E. Debevec, on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. James graduated from the 62nd academy class on July 16, 1963 and retired on July 19, 1990

Service and condolence information can be found on the Member's page..
First Quarter Meetings Notes are now available on the Member's Only / Coming Events page for the meeting conducted on March 5th, 2021
With our condolences we report the passing of Retired Lieutenant John R. Lundquist, age 93, on Monday, March 22, 2021. John graduated from the 35th academy class on May 9, 1952 and retired January 16, 1981. He is survived by his partner, Bobbie James. Bobbie resides at 1355 Old Scenic Highway, Lake Wales, Florida 33853.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

With our condolences, we report the passing of retired ET3 Paul J. Stone, 68, on Wednesday, April 7th. He served for 25 years at the Piqua District Headquarters. He was preceded in death by his wife of 16 years, Karen Roberts. Condolences can be expressed at the Schlientz & Moore Funeral Home Website.