House Watch Program

Citizens are invited to fill out an online form, visit the Police Department, or call (843) 572-4300 to request that the Police Department watch their house while they are out of town. Police officers and trained civilian staff will make physical checks of the property on a regular, but random, basis while residents are absent.

The officer or staff member will check doors and windows for evidence of break-ins, vandalism, or trespassing. Additionally, after the resident returns home, they will receive a letter from the police chief informing them of the number of times the house was checked.