I am leaving on vacation. What can be done to protect my home while I am gone?
- Arrange for a neighbor, friend, or relative to pick up your mail. If this isn't possible, contact the Postal Service to arrange for a temporary stop of delivery.
- Contact the paper delivery service to request a temporary stop of delivery.
- If possible, leave a vehicle in the driveway.
- Use electrical timers set at various times to activate lights and other electronic devices to give the appearance that the home is occupied.
- Don't announce your plans to leave; keep the notifications to a minimum.
- In case of emergency, leave a key with a trusted neighbor, friend, or relative. Contact the Webster Groves Police Department at 314-645-3000 to request a Vacation Patrol. Officers will check the exterior of the residence at various times during their patrol.

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1. I would like to get a copy of a report that the Webster Groves Police Department recently wrote for me. What do I do?
2. What number should I call in case of emergency?
3. What should I do if I believe I may be the victim of an identity theft/identity crime?
4. I would like to join or help with a Neighborhood Watch program. Who do I contact?
5. I have a complaint or request concerning a traffic issue? Who do I contact?
6. I am a business owner, and I have received a check that has been returned for insufficient funds, or the account has been closed. What can I do?
7. I am leaving on vacation. What can be done to protect my home while I am gone?
8. How do I recognize Officer performance?
9. How do I make a public record (Sunshine) request?