Employee of the Month
Sergeant Philip Hoffman
Missouri State Highway Patrol – Gaming Division
Sergeant Philip Hoffman, Missouri State Highway Patrol – Gaming Division, has been selected as the March, 2015 Employee of the Month for the Department of Public Safety. Sgt. Hoffman was chosen as the Employee of the Month because of his tenacity and bravery when confronting a potentially catastrophic situation. While traveling to his duty assignment, Sgt. Hoffman recognized the seriousness of a vehicle’s excessive speed and acted quickly to ensure the vehicle was stopped. Sgt. Hoffman contacted local police, and conducted a traffic stop in the safest location possible. The vehicle registration revealed the vehicle was stolen and the driver was wanted for homicide, armed robbery, and carjacking. Thanks to Sgt. Hoffman’s resourcefulness and awareness, a violent felon was removed from Missouri’s highways and communities.