If you are going on vacation for an extended period of time, the city recommends contacting the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office to patrol your neighborhood. Complete the fill-in form and return via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 651-266-7306. It will help deputies meet your request to keep an extra watch on your home during your vacation.
Below are some great tips from Ramsey County Sheriff's Office.
- Notify your neighbors and friends. They can help keep an eye on your property, mail, newspapers and packages.
- If you're expecting packages, request signature confirmation.
- Notify the Sheriff's Office (651-266-7300) when you will be out of town for an extended period.
- Set your alarm on.
- If you have a garage door with an opener, disable the emergency release and lock the garage door. The emergency release is an easy for thieves to gain access to your garage.