I cannot keep track of how many times a day we are asked how we compare to the Raptor Visitor Management System. It is difficult to mention Raptor without acknowledging that they were the first visitor management presented to the school market and have been providing visitor management services to schools for many years.
Let’s start with a few similarities:
ID Scan In and out
Sex Offender Search
This is where the similarities end and the differences become evident.
The development of SafeVisitor is driven by our advisory board, compromised of security experts with decades of experience, including local/ state law enforcement, U.S. Secret Service, FBI, National Security Agency, Navy Seals, Military Police and School Security Directors. Our team has spent their careers securing Presidents and high value targets, penetrating enemy security systems, investigating violent crimes and leading security for large public school districts.
We push the boundaries of innovation and continue to develop our system based upon the advice of our board and needs of our clients.
Safevisitor is an innovative and unique visitor management system with the following features:
Real-Time ArrestAlerts, the first real-time arrest monitoring system for schools
50+ Integrated Background Check Solutions
Access Control Integrations
Student Information System Integrations
Automated Reference Checks
Unlimited Registration Classifications
We are a cutting-edge company, constantly developing industry changing innovations such as:
ArrestAlert- 1st real-time arrest monitoring tool for schools
WA State Police WATCH Integration
Facial Recognition coming Q4 2018
Bus/Car Rider Pickup Module coming Q1 2019
Reunification model coming Q2019?
Multi-Language coming Q3 2018
The majority of visitor management systems define a background check as a sex offender search, a check against a client-developed exclusion list or an incomplete national database of criminal records. These are background check solutions NOT screening programs.
Background screening has been our mission since I founded SafeHiring Solutions in 2004. SafeHiring is a trusted partner of thousands of schools, universities, professional sports, corporations, international volunteer organizations and government agencies. We have been listed on the Inc. 5000 List of fastest growing, privately held companies the past 4 years.
Truth About Background Checks
Sex offender registries do NOT contain all sex offenders.
o States vary on who is required to register.
o States allow some sex offenders to drop off the registry after periods of time.
o Sex offenders can pre-date the registry and not required to register.
o 80% of sex offenders do not have a criminal record.
No such thing as an instant background check.
o Instant products rely only on databases.
o No database is sufficient as a stand-alone search (not even FBI).
o Many states only report sex offender and DOC records to databases.
I am invited to testify routinely in legislative bodies and meet with policymakers to help better define best practices in background screening; however, despite efforts, the background screening industry does not have a defined standard of care for a background check. This results in most visitor management systems utilizing a cheap, low quality background report.
Best Practices Background Check Includes Multiple Checks & Balances Solutions
National Criminal Database
National Sex Offender Search
County Criminal Search
Federal Courts Search
ArrestAlert Changes All Rules of Background Screening
We have integrated with more than 80% of the jails in the U.S. and will have 94% by the end of 2019. If your volunteer, contractor or employee is arrested, we can trigger a text and/or email in real-time as they are booked into the jail facility.
Visitor Management is a Foundational Component of a Safe School Environment
We are more than simply a software that provides visitor management and background checks. We have a team that works with schools, corporations, and not-for-profits to conduct Vulnerability Assessments and develop Threat Assessment Teams.
We understand everyone’s needs are different. When deciding on which visitor management system is best for your school, consider all your options and the differences in each system.
If you would like to learn more about SafeVisitor or to schedule a demo, please contact us.
Toll Free: 866-434-0002