House Checks are Available from the Mechanicsburg Police Department!
If you are leaving your home vacant for a short period of time for a vacation, the Mechanicsburg Police Department offers a service that may be of benefit to you.
The Mechanicsburg Police Department offers house checks to help ensure the security of your home while you are away. While we cannot promise that any crime will be prevented, disrupted or discovered or that any special relationship or express or implied warranty or promise that Security Checks will be made exists, depending on our workload, we will physically check the security of your home at least once every two days while you are gone.
Generally speaking, we cannot do house checks if any of the following situations exist:
- The house is vacant with no plans on returning
- You have made arrangements for someone else to periodically check the residence
- The residence cannot be accessed by public means, such as a private, multistory apartment building
- The place is a business
However, even if we cannot make checks, we will still take the information and have it
on file in the event an emergency occurs.
If you wish to use this service, please complete the General Premises Information and Key Holder/Emergency Contact sections of the form (see below) and return the
completed form to us. You may also stop at the Police station to complete the form or call us to provide the necessary information.
Fill out and submit the House Check paperwork online here or print the document below and drop it by our office.
Working together, we can help keep Mechanicsburg a good place to live.