HOW TO REPORT YOUR CONCERN
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What student information does the school or user need to provide to STOPit?
None! STOPit does not require any end user information whatsoever. Your child will authenticate using an Access Code, which is the same code as their peers, so they all remain anonymous. Information provided by STOPit app users is also kept private and secure.
Is STOPit really anonymous?
Can STOPit be used by children under the age of 13?
The STOPit app, and its browser-based version, may be used by children under the age of 13. FPS urges parents to contact their school's administration to learn more about how the school uses STOPit and the data that is provided.
How does the STOPit mobile app work?
Once the STOPit mobile app is downloaded to the student’s phone, it provides them with several powerful features. The Report feature can be used to anonymously submit an incident report consisting of an image, video, and/or text to school contacts who can respond to the incident and get help to the student in need. The STOPit mobile app also allows for anonymous two-way communication between students and school administrators with STOPit Messenger.
What types of behavior or activity should be reported with STOPit?
STOPit has been used as a school safety solution as well as a powerful reporting tool for issues including bullying/cyberbullying, hazing, violence, weapons possession, sexual harassment, intolerance/discrimination, drugs/alcohol, inappropriate on-line behavior, or threats.
What happens after a STOPit report is made?
Can I as a parent/guardian, teacher, or community member use the app to report incidents?
Yes, parents/guardians, teachers and community members can make an anonymous report via the STOPit app or through the desktop reporting link.
Who can I contact with additional questions about STOPit?