About STOPit

About STOPit
The best way to mitigate risk is to stop it before it happens!

About STOPit

STOPit is the leading technology company providing software and services that mitigate, deter and control inappropriate conduct. The STOPit solutions are available to schools, universities, workplaces and governments around the world. Anonymous and configurable reporting is available by mobile app, web app and phone tip line empowering individuals to protect themselves and stand up for others as well as reporting safety and crime issues. STOPit provides valuable services to administrators including monitoring their incidents, content about issues and resolutions, training and promotion services, and investigation tools to help get in front of issues and manage risks.

Our Story

STOPit Founder Todd Schobel was driving home from work on a normal day when a story on the radio changed his life forever. It was the tragic story of Amanda Todd, a victim of online predation and the cruel and relentless taunting by her peers, who took her own life at just 15 years old. Amanda had shared her story via flashcards in a YouTube video that caught the world’s attention. Overcome with a sense of urgency, Todd was charged into action.

Todd believed the key to helping people like Amanda was to empower them to use the same technology that was inflicting hurt to ask for help. In that moment, STOPit was born.

What began as an anonymous app to report cyberbullying is now transforming the way people report and prevent all varieties of inappropriate conduct. In thousands of locations around the globe, STOPit has become a catalyst for cultural transformation, positively impacting behavior to create safer communities.

STOPit FAQs

STOPit is an award-winning technology company providing a comprehensive software platform that mitigates, deters and controls inappropriate conduct and provides organizational transparency.

STOPit’s frictionless reporting platform combines real-time reporting and real-time messaging, enabling real-time awareness for your organization.

The STOPit mobile app is a simple, fast and powerful tool which empowers individuals to protect themselves, others and the organization. DOCUMENTit, a robust incident management system, empowers administrators and management to get in front of issues to mitigate risk and adhere to the ever evolving compliance landscape.

The STOPit platform is available to schools, universities, businesses and governments in the United States and around the world.

The STOPit platform includes a mobile app and a robust back-end tracking and management system. STOPit’s mobile app provides users with fast, secure and anonymous reporting – all at the touch of a button. Administrators are equipped with DOCUMENTit, a comprehensive, streamlined, cloud-based incident management system that also helps organizations mitigate risk and maintain compliance.

The Report button can be used to anonymously submit a report consisting of text, image(s), and/or video(s) to contacts from the organization who can respond to the incident and get help to individuals in need. The Messenger button provides anonymous two-way communication between app users and organization administrators. Additionally, organizations may make text or call resources available to app users via the Get Help feature, and may also send notifications to all app users via the Notifications feature.

DOCUMENTit is STOPit’s comprehensive, streamlined, cloud-based incident management system. Organization administrators use DOCUMENTit to manage incidents submitted via the STOPit mobile app. DOCUMENTit is a proactive and completely customizable solution which helps organizations save time. DOCUMENTit features include custom alerts, tags, assignments, escalation, and folders, among other customizable features. DOCUMENTit allows organizations to organize data, identify trends, and measure progress, as well as helps ensure regulatory compliance.

An Upstander is someone who does not stand by when they see something that is not okay. When an Upstander sees something, they say something! STOPit encourages Upstanders by leveraging cutting-edge technology to provide an easy, fast, and anonymous reporting tool, thus removing the barriers to reporting an incident. This empowers individuals to report instances of abuse which they might otherwise have overlooked or felt too embarrassed or anxious to report.

Yes! STOPit does more than just empower individuals with a voice to speak up – it is also a powerful deterrent. When STOPit is implemented, it causes individuals to think twice before engaging in unacceptable conduct, discouraging harmful or inappropriate behavior from happening in the first place and fostering a positive organizational culture.

STOPit reduces your liability. The STOPit platform provides the structure and tools you need to receive information and effectively manage, document, and report incidents for compliance purposes. DOCUMENTit automates the proper handling of evidence, and allows you to instantly escalate issues, including outside of your organization when necessary. These tools and others help your organization to mitigate risk and reduce liability.

STOPit is proud to announce that we have joined leaders in education technology in signing the Student Privacy Pledge, reflecting our commitment to safeguarding the privacy of student information. Spearheaded by The Future of Privacy Forum and the Software & Information Industry Association and endorsed by President Obama, the Student Privacy Pledge sets clear and strict standards regarding the use of student data by school service provides. Key components of the pledge include using student data for authorized educational purposes only, providing comprehensive security standards, transparency regarding collection and use of data, and supporting parental access to student information. Learn more about the Student Privacy Pledge at http://studentprivacypledge.org/

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