Property Check Program

When you are planning to be out of town or away from your home for a period of time for any reason, the Orono Police Department will periodically check your residence and notify you or your designee if any serious problems are discovered. Please read the following information and then click on the link below to fill out the form.

About the Program
  • Property checks are offered to Orono residents free of charge
  • As calls allow, Orono Police Officers will perform a thorough inspection of your property while you are away.
  • House check includes:
    • A perimeter check
    • Physical and/or visual check of all doors and windows
    • Verification of vehicles left on the property
    • Verification of any people found on the property
    • Should the need arise; we will have the information available to contact you or another responsible party.
    • Only portions of the residential property with direct access will be checked by Officers
The property Check service is not:
  • For business property
  • For use by owners of rental property
  • For homes that are currently listed with a realtor
  • A guarantee that the property is safe or that it will not be burglarized
  • A guarantee that the property will be checked
  • A substitute for an alarm system
  • Property checks will not be done on properties in which someone is staying at the residence.
  • You will need to make arrangements to have the driveway plowed of snow during the winter months so that officers have access to the property.
  • You will be responsible for contacting the Orono Police Department upon your return.

Please view the form here