MSHP announces retirement of Sgt. Thomas R. Rohn

Staff Writer
Linn County Leader
Linn County Leader

Captain Erik A. Gottman, commanding officer of Missouri State Highway Patrol’s (MSHP) Troop B, announced effective Aug. 1, Sergeant Thomas R. “Tom” Rohn, retired from the MSHP after 34 years of service.

According to a press release, Rohn was appointed to the Patrol on Aug. 1, 1986, as a member of the patrol’s 58th Recruit Class. He graduated from the Patrol Academy on Jan. 23, 1987, and was assigned to Troop B, Zone 1, serving the citizens of Macon and Shelby counties. On Aug. 1, 1992, he was promoted to corporal and designated the assistant zone supervisor of Troop B, Zone 3, serving the citizens of Chariton and Linn counties. On Sept. 1, 1996, he was promoted to sergeant and designated the zone supervisor of Troop B, Zone 5, serving the citizens of Adair and Schuyler counties. It is from this assignment that he is retiring.

Sgt. Rohn is a native of Nazareth, Penn., and graduated from Nazareth High School. He holds an associate degree in general studies from Central Texas College, Killeen, Texas. Sgt. Rohn is married to Nichole (Salmons). He has two grown children.