March/April 2020 Hit of the Month

June 15, 2020

By: Stop Stick

Category: Stop Stick Hit of the Month

“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 HOM Winner


Deputy Joshua Johnson
Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office-Lubbock,TX

March Nominees


Sgt. Mariano Procopio & Officer Benjamin Rodriguez
Holly Ridge Police Department-Holly Ridge, NC


Trooper Buchanon & Trooper Lee
Indiana State Police— Evansville, IN


Officer Mike Ewald
Maricopa Police Department– Maricopa, AZ

April HOM Winner


Officer Matt Joseph
Rockwall Police Department– Rockwall, TX

Officer G. Astfalk
Richardson Police Department– Richardson, TX

April Nominees


Deputy Casey Newton
Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office-Clackamas, OR


Officer Wrightsman
Brookfield Police Department, Brookfield, WI


Officer R. Hyne
Chesterfield County Police Department– Chesterfield, VA