Away Home Program

“[The] Abington Township Police Department’s Away Home Program is designed to provide residents a means of having your homes checked periodically by an officer while you are away for an extended period of time,” the Police Department explained in a statement.

According to the statement, there are three ways to register:

Complete the Away Home Notification Form on-line by clicking here.

Call the Police Records and Information division at 267-536-1100 and press 3.

Visit the Abington Township Police Department’s Police Records and Information Division Monday through Friday between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM.

The statement recommended that residents do the following when preparing to be away from home for an extended period of time:

  • Lock all windows and doors.
  • Place lights on a timer.
  • Arrange to have mail and newspapers stopped or picked up daily.
  • Ask a neighbor to occasional park in your driveway.
  • Give a spare key to a friend or neighbor to watch over your property.

If you have any questions please contact Sergeant Roger Gillispie by e-mail or by telephone at 267-536-1077.