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Offender Background Checks

Visitu runs an instant sex offender background check for all visitors, and notifies selected administration via email and SMS when an offender alert occurs.

Protect those that matter most

With over 750,000 registered sex offenders in the United States; all visitors who enter your school should be checked against the National Sex Offender Registry database. Visitu automatically and instantly scans and compares all visitor information against offender database records at every sign in.

Enable Background Check

If you would like to run a sex offender background check for all visitors against the National Sex Offender Registry Database you can enable the Offender Check. We highly recommend all schools enable this feature to protect their students and staff from unknown registered sex offenders visiting their school.

To enable running a sex offender background check on all visitors during the sign in process, follow the steps below:

STEP 1:  Open a Web browser from your computer. We highly recommend using Google Chrome.

STEP 2:  Navigate to the Visitu Web Dashboard: https://app.visitu.co

STEP 3:  Login to Visitu with your credentials.

STEP 4:  From the top nav menu, click "CONFIGURATION"

STEP 5:  From the left menu, click "OFFENDER BACKGROUND CHECKS"

STEP 6:  Toggle the Offender Background Checks button to 'YES'

STEP 7:  Enter the Email Addresses you would like to receive possible offender alerts.

STEP 8: Enter SMS Numbers you would like to receive possible offender alerts.

NOTE: Make sure your email address and phone number (SMS) are in the correct formats.

 

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Offender Alert Email

You have the ability to notify individual staff/employees on your campus via EMAIL when their is a possible sex offender alert notification. These are usually Principals, Head of Schools, Resource/Security Officers, etc. Most schools create one email address or email group specifically for this alert (example: [email protected]) Then they will forward that email address to the employees/staff on campus they want notified.

Offender Alert SMS Notification

We know that administration and security is not always in front of their email. You have the ability to notify individual staff/employees on your campus via SMS when their is a possible sex offender alert notification. These are usually Principals, Head of Schools, Resource/Security Officers, etc. Please make sure to add SMS numbers to the fields in the correct format. Example: 813-555-1212

 

 

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