Residence Security Check Request

If you would like UPD to do an exterior visual check on your residence while you are away, please fill out all sections of the online form located here:

Residence Security Check Request Form  

If you are still in Charlottesville, you should also use the below check list before leaving your residence:

-Ensure all doors and windows are properly secured

-Turn off all lights

-Take all items of value with you

-Have mail stopped at  https://www.usps.com/manage/hold-mail.htm

-Close blinds and shades 

-Inform landlord (if off Grounds)

-Remove everything from refrigerator and all trash from residence

*Security checks of specific residences and enhanced patrols will be conducted as circumstances permit, depending on call volume, personnel availability, and other variables.  By offering this service, the University of Virginia Police Department does not undertake any duty of care or warranty with respect to specific residences for which requests are received.