Vacation Watch Program

he purpose of this program is to give special attention to homes that are vacant when residents are on vacation and to shorten the time of discovery of a crime should a burglary or other offense be committed. Each home on the Vacation Watch Program is physically inspected three times daily by a beat officer.

Program Qualifiers:
If you meet the criteria and wish for a vacation watch to be conducted on your home, you may request an officer to your home to complete the necessary paperwork by calling the Orland Park Police Headquarters at 708-349-4111. To qualify, you must:
  • Live in the corporate limits of the Village of Orland Park
  • Be a single-family home (no apartments, condos, or townhouses)
  • Be out of town for a minimum of five consecutive days, but less then 30 days
  • Be unoccupied during the time of the watch
  • Request the watch a maximum of 24 hours prior to departure
  • Homes that are vacant for the purpose of a possible sale are not eligible