1.1 lbs of sheer stopping power.


STOP STICK, the world's leading tire-deflation device, ends high-speed automobile pursuits quickly and safely. Its effectiveness, reliability and reputation as the lightest, easiest-to-deploy and safest-to-handle tire-deflation device are a result of its innovative design. Officers in all 50 states and around the globe rely on STOP STICK to end pursuits safely, prevent property damage, reduce liability and save lives, including their own. With over 200,000 police vehicles equipped with STOP STICK and more than 21,000+ pursuits ended safely, STOP STICK has become a staple of law enforcement at the municipal, county and state levels.

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STOP STICK® - Features & Benefits


  • Plastic housing provides officer safety during deployment and removal from the roadway.
  • 80-foot (24m) cord allows the deploying officer to stand a safe distance from the road.
  • Engineered to deflate tires without blowout; hollow Teflon® coated quills act as valves, releasing air at a safe, controlled rate.
  • Eliminates the need for time-consuming, costly and potentially hazardous repair to deflation device.
  • No debris left on roadway.


  • STOP STICK offers the fastest deployment of any tire deflation device.
  • Trunk-mounted storage rack allows for fast, easy access.
  • Lightweight construction - just over 1 pound (.516kg) - makes deployment and retrieval virtually effortless.
  • In-sleeve deployment allows an officer to throw device from the side of the road and quickly remove it by pulling the Cord Reel.
  • Multi-directional spikes ensure correct deployment (any side can be facing down).
  • Simple design is not dependent on complicated and unreliable technology such as wires and remote controls.


  • Deflates tires on virtually all vehicles including cars, buses and tractor-trailers.
  • Can be used by departments with or without no-pursuit policies.
  • Can be deployed grouped in a 9-foot (2.7m) or 12-foot (3.7m) sleeve.
  • Works on a variety of terrain.

STOP STICK® - Training Videos

STOP STICK Training Video
Mounting Tray Training Video
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STOP STICK® - Lesson Plans

Please feel free to download any of these lesson plans. To view these files you will need to have Adobe Acrobat. Click here to download Adobe Acrobat.

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STOP STICK Mounting Tray
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STOP STICK Training Kit

STOP STICK® - Accessories

Included in each Rack Kit. May also be purchased separately.

Double sewn nylon rip-stop construction; recommended deployment option.

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SleeveCamo Sleeve:
Double sewn nylon rip-stop construction; recommended deployment option.

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Cord  ReelCord Reel:
80 feet (24m) of 150lb. test, woven polyester line, with comfortable and easy-to-hold handle; an added safety feature for officer deployment.

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Mounting TrayMounting Tray:
Aluminum, designed for trunk mounting with reflective STOP STICK sticker.

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When trunk lid mounting is not possible, the SUV kit is a convenient solution. The SUV kit contains STOP STICKs, preloaded in the deployment sleeve, and the 80 foot (24m) cord reel, all packed in a sturdy, nylon storage bag. Available in 9 foot (2.7m) or 12 foot (3.7m) lengths.

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Training KitTraining Kit:
STOP STICK Training Kit contains Training Sticks (no quills to flatten tires), Training Sleeves, Cord Reel, DVD of the Training Video, Student Lesson Plan, Instructor Lesson Plan and Design Specifications.

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STOP STICK® - Competitive Comparison

A point-by-point look at tire-deflation devices.

Why do so many law enforcement organizations throughout the U.S. and around the world choose STOP STICK? We believe it comes down to a few basic points: officer safety, pursuit-ending effectiveness, ease of use, speed of deployment and simplicity. STOP STICK is impressively light and easy to handle. It has no moving parts, stores easily and is backed by a unique free-replacement policy.

STOP STICK Comparison Chart