March and April 2015 Hit of the Month Winners

March and April 2015 Hit of the Month Winners

“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”.

MARCH Winner

Sgt. D. Cates – Arizona Dept. of Public Safety, AZ


Corporal Gary Davis– Raytown Police Dept., MO
Deputy Kelly Johansen – Atchison County Sheriff's Office, KS
Officer Brendan Medican – Town of Warwick Police Dept., NY

APRIL 2015

Marshal Roger D. Young – Monon Police Dept., IN


Dfc. Greg Passwaters – Cecil County Sheriff's Office, MD
Deputy Patzer – Marion County Sheriff's Office, OR
Deputy Randy Geries - Parmer County Sheriff's Office, TX

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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.