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Get Involved in STOP

What are the requirements?

  • Must be an ISU student
  • 18 years of age or older
  • 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
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