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Watch Dog Request


  1. 1. Step One
  2. 2. Contact Information
  3. 3. Vacation Information
  4. 4. Emergency Contact Information
  • Step One

    1. The Watch Dogs Property Check Service is a service offered by the Sheriff’s Office as time is available throughout the day and night. It is designed to give our citizens a greater peace of mind while they are away from their homes.

    2. The Watch Dogs Service Is

      • For resident owners of residential and business property
      • For residents of rental property which they do not own
      • For property within Charles City County
      • For citizens who are away from their homes for periods ranging from 2 to 60 days
      • A focused check on a vacant or homeowner absent property to deter crime
      • A service provided as emergency call volume permits

      The Watch Dogs Service Is Not

      • For use by owners of rental property
      • For homes vacant or occupants absent for more than 60 days
      • A guarantee that the property is safe or that it will not be burglarized
      • A guarantee that the property will be checked
      • A substitute for an alarm system
    3. Complete the following information and the Sheriff's Office will drive by your property while you are on vacation.