Vacation House Check

Last Update: July 10 2012

Going on a well-deserved vacation, planning to be out of town, or away from home for an extended period of time?

If so, contact our dispatch center (407) 656-3636 ext. 2221 or come by the police department to request a vacation house check.

This process allows The Winter Garden Police Department to periodically check your house while you are gone and be able to contact you in case of an emergency.

DISCLAIMER: Requesting a vacation house check does not guarantee that a burglary or other crime will not occur at your residence. This program is only intended to be a request for the Winter Garden Police Department to check your home periodically, based on the availability of an officer. There are no guarantees that your home will be checked while you are away. No additional police response or protection is being guaranteed by requesting a vacation check, other than normal police services and protection which is provided to the general public.

Consequently, it is recommended that you make every effort to safeguard against losses including securing of high value property, using proper locking devices, alarm systems, etc.


Here are some safety tips for you:

Be sure to give your home the appearance of being occupied while you're away by:

If you are driving to your vacation destination, before you leave:

If you're flying to your destination:

When you arrive at your destination: