The Administrative Investigative Unit is responsible for conducting and overseeing the Division’s administrative investigations, response to resistance/pursuit cases and Patrol car crashes.
The Employee Development and Evaluation unit oversees the talent management and organizational effectiveness programs through cutting-edge solutions grounded in research to support the mission of the Ohio Department of Public Safety. Working hand-in-hand with our employees, we provide the following programs:
The Employee Relations Team serves as a resource to all Division employees as intra-agency advisors/mediators or trainers to facilitate open and honest communication, mutual working relationships and uniformity amongst the Division.
The Professional Standard Section provides guidance to commanders regarding interpretation and application of the four Collective Bargaining Agreements in which the Division has employees. Section employees handle all steps of the grievance procedure up to and including serving as Employer Advocates at arbitration. ... Read more
The Recruitment Section locates and recruit applicants for the employment with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Click HERE to learn more about a career as a trooper, police officer, dispatcher or Ohio Investigative Unit agent.
The Regional Training Unit (RTU) is an extension of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Training Academy. It is an outreach training program sponsored by the Ohio Department of Public Safety for our Ohio law enforcement partners to attend training locally. The RTU partners with various colleges, universities, vocational schools, high schools and other law enforcement agencies to obtain logistical support and facilities for training. Training opportunities are posted to the Public Safety Training Campus (PSTC). All members of the Ohio law enforcement community are encouraged to register with the Department of Public Safety and the Ohio State Highway Patrol in order to search and register for available courses. Click HERE to learn more about regional training opportunities.
Staffing Services coordinates Division position postings with section and field commanders, who assist with Division hiring and selection interviews when necessary. The review of all transfer requests (including hardship transfers) are conducted by this office, with the exception of transfers of troopers in conjunction with Academy class assignments. The review and monitoring of residency requirements are performed as needed for sworn personnel. In addition, the Member Assistance Team is activated and directed through this unit.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol Training Academy is committed to providing high-quality training through educational programs to both our staff and fellow members of the law enforcement community. Our Training Academy provides a positive learning environment that emphasizes professionalism, team work, integrity and courtesy in public service. To realize our commitment, we have developed courses that target the current, specific needs of our audiences. Click HERE to learn more about training opportunities.
Call #677 or click HERE to email.
Physical Location & Certified Mail Address
Ohio State Highway Patrol
1970 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223
Ohio State Highway Patrol
PO Box 182074
Columbus, Ohio 43218-2074
Get the latest news and updates directly in your inbox.