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 
May 1, 2016
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Activities_and_Events.pdf
OSHPRA_By-Laws.pdf
Coming Retirements   

Tpr. Scott Hartge, OSP Aviation                          May 13th

Trooper Lindsey Woodward, Warren Post     May 14th 

Sgt. Mike Knoll, Sandusky Patrol Post             May 24th

AP 4 Rhonda Hagans, Cambridge DHQ           May 27th   

Reception Information can be found on the Members - Coming Events Page
Thank you to our 2015 and 2016 Snowbird Reunion Hosts, Debbie and Keith Miller, Peg and Steve Brode, and Bob and Cheryl Booker!  Job well done!  The 2017 Snowbird will be moving to the Mission Inn Resort and Club near Leesburg, Florida hosted by John and Colleen Bistor and Dave and Fran Peters.  Save the dates, March 9th - 11th, 2017!  See you there!
Congratulations to Retired Sergeant John W. Maddox (pictured with President Gil Jones and wife, Reverend Margie Maddox) who was presented the Distinguished Retiree Award at the 2015 Leadership Awards Luncheon.

The Distinguished Retiree Award is presented annually to a retiree who personifies the core values of the Highway Patrol by providing service to the local community through outreach, volunteerism, and continued commitment to promoting the mission of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. The Award is presented at the Ohio State Highway Patrol's Leadership Award luncheon in February. This year the Distinguished Retiree Award was graciously sponsored by Mrs. Veronica Godlaski on behalf of her husband, Trooper James Gross who was killed in the line of duty January 19, 1996. Previously, the Ohio State Highway Patrol Retiree's Association sponsored the Award.

This Award was initiated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol in conjunction with the Highway Patrol Retiree's Association in 2014. Retired Lt. Colonel Bill Costas (Cleveland District) was the first recipient of the Award in 2014.
The 2016 listing of Executive Board Officers and District Representatives has been updated and available in the left column of the webpage.  An alternate representative for the Piqua District is still needed.  The first quarter business meeting notes (Snowbird Reunion) are now available.
Click the photo to view the 2016 Snowbird Video
The next Wooster Retiree's Breakfast is on Tuesday, May 3rd at 9:00 AM.  The next Mansfield Post Retiree's Breakfast is on Saturday, May 14th at 8:00 AM.  Get the details on the Member's - Coming Events Page!
OSHPRA_2016_1st__Quarterly_Business_Meeting.pdf
2016_Officer_Reps.pdf
2016_Officer_Reps.pdf
The 3rd Annual Retiree Cookout is scheduled for Friday, June 17th @ 1100.  Federal CCW qualifications will be conducted prior to the cookout.  The second quarterly meeting of the Retiree's Association will be at 930 in Classroom "A".  Details can be found on the Members / Coming Events page.
Save the Date for the North Coast Sunbird Reunion - Because of scheduling conflicts with the Ohio Veterans Home, the Sunbird Reunion has been scheduled for Sunday, August 7th.  Additional details will be coming when available.
April is Retiree Outreach Month! - Attend a retiree outreach event near you!  Click open the PDF file to review the list of events - 
April_Retiree_Appreciation_Events.pdf
Reservation information for the next Walt Liddle Memorial Lunch (May 12th) and the annual Mansfield Post Reunion ( August 20th) can be found on the Member's / Coming Events page.