TapShield provides a comprehensive safety solution that empowers individuals to identify problems and potential threats quickly in order to make everyone in the community safer. Through a student-centered personal safety app connected to a cloud-based dashboard for public safety, TapShield improves safety by creating a new two-way channel of communication between people and safety officials.Show more
TapShield is unique because it was built from the ground-up with today’s student demographic in mind. An emphasis on molding the app to the student lifestyle means patented features and a design logic keeps the app top-of-mind and used frequently. The TapShield app is very modern, clean and simple. In the mobile app lifestyle of people today, the app provides crowd-sourced safety information at your fingertips. It is also an effective tool for teaching and encouraging positive student behaviors and personal responsibility. In situations where proactive measures must be taken to save lives, TapShield can encourage bystander intervention. In distress situations, TapShield provides users the ability to make GPS-tagged calls for help to 9-1-1 or campus safety officials, and to message dispatchers.
The primary focus of the TapShield safety solution is on prevention and deterrence, and secondarily on fast response. With TapShield, safety officials are able to better identify threats, prevent crimes and save lives – improving safety to individuals and everyone in the community.