Vacation watch is provided as a service to the citizens of our area. After you have submitted your request it will be reviewed by our personnel and approved or denied. You will receive an email letting you know the status of your request. You may also be contacted for additional information in order for us to better provide your requested service. Please allow 3 days for your request to be reviewed and processed before the watch begins.
ZONE WATCHES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNDER THE FOLLOWING CIRCUMSTANCES:
1) Resident is home
-Exception: If the tenant is the victim of a violent crime or on going risk to his/her safety
-Crime Examples: Stalking, Rape, Peeping Tom
2) The reason for request is not a Crime, Safety Issue, or Vacation Watch
-No watches for Barking Dogs, Neighbor Disputes, Unspecified Suspicious Activity, etc.
3) The residence MUST be clearly marked and easily identifiable to officers
4) The residence or property is vacant
5) Zone watches do not replace police reports. If the request is for an incident that should have a police report and the residence does not file a report, the watch will be rejected
ZONE WATCH TIME FRAMES:
Vacation Watches are only good for a maximum of 14 days
Crime Watches (with a police report) are only good for a maximum of 30 days
We will not accept back to back requests
Please contact a Bureau Commander if you wish to request an extension of these time frames