Vacation Security Check List

Thieves look for what police term “targets of opportunity”. There are many things you can do to avoid becoming a victim, especially if you are going to be away from your home for an extended period.

       Ask your local law enforcement agency to check your house periodically. You can contact Acworth Police for Vacation House Check Request by clicking on the following web link Acworth Police Community Outreach request and follow the instructions.

       Double-check the areas which are often overlooked such as second floor or basement windows.

       Make sure exterior areas do not give your absence away; Arrange to have mail and deliveries either stopped or picked up by a neighbor.

Leave a car in the driveway; arrange to have the lawn cut and the bushes trimmed