Subject to a criminal background check: Anyone who has been convicted of a felony, or some misdemeanor offenses, are ineligible for STOP. Those with multiple questionable police contacts may also be excluded.
Failing to note a conviction in the application will result in disqualification.
Complete a mandatory training session and pass a written exam
Adhere to all local, state, and federal laws, as well as University policies
40 hours needed for certificate of completion per semester
What’s in it for me?
You gain the satisfaction of knowing that you are taking an active role in the safety of yourself and others on ISU’s campus.
STOP provides real world experience for your resume and may give you an edge with potential employers. Many past members now work for federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.
Recognition for your service through the President’s Volunteer Service Award and the STOP Achievement Awards.
What will STOP be doing?
Patrol the central campus of ISU, reporting suspicious activity to ISUPD
Report burnt out lights or other safety concerns
Provide late night escorts for students, faculty, and staff (9 pm to 1 am Thursday through Saturday)
Assist in crime prevention programs on campus.
Check doors on academic buildings during restricted access hours.
Assist in emergencies and disasters.
Participate in emergency drills.
Court room testimony as a witness in criminal cases