STOP Security Plates

Effective theft prevention, asset management and equipment recovery.



End-to-end administration, security and tracking for computer assets.


From single users through the enterprise, the fully-integrated, comprehensive security approach to cost-effective asset management and protection.

Recent Recovery Stories


2 days ago
21 Jul 2014

Laptop stolen from university student in Ottawa, ON, Canada, has been recovered.

2 Jul 2014

Laptop left on Amtrak train between Trenton, NJ and Washington, D.C. Laptop was turned in to the Amtrak lost & found in Richmond, VA, but their staff did not call STOP's recovery hotline, or the owner's callback number that was printed on a separate tag. Thanks to owner's persistence, this laptop was recovered from Amtrak's Richmond lost & found.

30 Jun 2014

A company-owned laptop possibly stolen from employee then abandoned by thief was found in someone's front yard in Stafford, Virginia, then turned in to the Sheriff''s office. Deputy called STOP, who notified owner. Recovery is in process.

30 Jun 2014
30 Jun 2014

Laptop found on the street in Portland, OR. Owner notified

16 Jun 2014

College-owned iPad found by Good Samaritan, who notified STOP through our 24/7 toll-free recovery hotline. STOP notified owner, who will recover this device.

13 Jun 2014

School-owned laptop, apparently stolen then abandoned by the thief after seeing the STOP Security Plate, was found by a homeowner on his property in San Jose, Calif. STOP notified the school administrator, awaiting response and recovery.

10 Jun 2014

A corporate laptop was stolen, then abandoned in Odessa, Texas, likely after the thief saw the STOP Security Plate. Owner notified, and will retrieve laptop.

10 Jun 2014

Laptop found in an apt courtyard at a university. Student notified and making arrangements for return.

5 Jun 2014

Collection service company reported through STOP's Website that a laptop was seized by police in an impounded vehicle in Virginia Beach, VA. STOP notified the registered owner, who confirmed the laptop had been stolen. Owner has retrieved this laptop.

5 Jun 2014

Laptop found by FedEx in Salt Lake City UT. Owner has been notified.

3 Jun 2014

Hospital-owned laptop stolen from employee's vehicle, abandoned by thief, recovered by Montgomery County Sheriff, NC. Owner notified, will retrieve laptop.

What They’re Saying

My laptop was stolen when my car was burglarized as my wife and I were passing through Oklahoma City. The crooks took everything we had in our backseat. Fortunately, I had affixed a STOP Plate when I originally purchased my laptop. After I had discovered the burglary, I called STOP to report my laptop stolen. Not more than an hour later, I received a phone call from STOP (Brad) informing me that the perpetrators had discarded my laptop when they discovered the STOP Plate. Someone had found my laptop and called the number to report the laptop found. Brad gave me the person's contact info and I was able to get in touch and retrieve my laptop. I was ecstatic because the laptop was the most expensive item that was stolen and the information on the hard drive was very important to me. The STOP Plate really works and I plan to recommend it to my friends. Thank you STOP for providing the great service! - Nicholas (End User)
I am a true believer in STOP. - Lyne Denis Investigator – Preventionist Concordia University Montreal, Quebec Canada
Used with other means of security, such as stealth tracking software or file encryption and/or password and biometrics authentication, STOP could be the final element to an agency's security system. - Side bar - STOP Laptop Theft

What We're Up To

21 Apr 2013
STOP tags are tamper-proof security plates with a barcode and indelible tattoo. The tags are pre-printed with information that ownership of the property is permanently monitored.
6 Apr 2013
The STOP label acts as a theft deterrent ¬– removing it reveals a “stolen property” tattoo burned into the case¬ – but the service might be most valuable as an easy way for honest folks to return a lost laptop.
24 Jan 2013

Netbooks are useful, convenient portable computers that are also unfortunately a prime target for thieves. Their small size makes them easy to snatch and pocket away, as well as easy to lose, and often these devices can easily be sold on the black market. If you keep business documents and important files on your netbook, you'll want to be able to track it if it goes missing.