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Myers Selected as 2023 Trooper of the Year

Mount Gilead – Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Robert P. Myers has been selected as
the 2023 Trooper of the Year at the Mount Gilead Post. He was also selected as the 2023
Columbus District Trooper of the Year which puts him in the running for State Trooper of
the Year.


The selection of Trooper Myers is in recognition of outstanding service during 2023 at the
Mount Gilead Post. Fellow officers stationed at Mount Gilead, chose Trooper Myers
based on leadership abilities, professional ethics, courteous treatment of others,
enthusiastic work attitude, and cooperation with supervisors, peers, and the public.


Trooper Myers joined the Highway Patrol in 2018 and has served at the Mount Gilead
Post. He is originally from Massillon, Ohio and a graduate of Jackson High School. Other
Highway Patrol awards received in the past include: Criminal Patrol Award in 2021,2022
and 2023; Ace Award for stolen vehicles in 2020, and his Health and Fitness Award.
Trooper Myers became a Drug Recognition Expert this year after he excelled in the
extremely difficult training course.


Trooper Myers and his wife, Amanda, reside in Delaware County with their two children.

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