July and August 2016 Hit of the Month

July and August 2016 Hit of the Month

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“Hit of the Month” is Stop Stick, Ltd. program to recognize truly outstanding performance results coming from the successful deployment of Stop Stick® Tire Deflation Device in ending pursuits. Every month hundreds of reports are received from across the country documenting successful deployments of Stop Sticks®. These reports detail stories of exceptional police work and proper deployment of the Stop Stick® Tire Deflation Device to safely bring pursuits to an end. Below are the departments who were nominated from the hundreds of submissions, and the ones who have been selected as the “Hit of the Month”.


July 2016


Chief Randy S. Soliday – Monticello Police Department, IN

Michael Layton – Department of Homeland Security/Customs Border Patrol, AZ

Officer Ryan Kolenich – Jupiter Police Department, FL


Officer Jonathan Crouse – High Point Police Department, NC

August 2016


Sergeant Travis Pierce – Liberty County Sheriff’s Department, TX

Sergeant Donald Bates – Whately Police Department, MA

Officer Nicholas Dubea – LaGrange Police Department, IN


Sergeant Smith, Sergeant Schmidt, & Officer Hachtel – Douglas Police Department, WY

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Stop Stick® is the world’s leading tire-deflation device used by law enforcement to safely and quickly end high-speed automotive pursuits. More than 250,000 police vehicles are equipped with Stop Sticks® which are proven to deflate tires on any vehicle from small cars to tractor-trailers. In the last 20 years, law enforcement officers have successfully ended over 25,000 vehicle pursuits in all 50 states and abroad using Stop Stick® devices. Additionally, police departments and law enforcement teams have utilized equipment such as Centurion Scout®, a portable wireless surveillance system, to better aid in public security.