The House Watch Program is designed to provide Sugar Land homeowners a means of having their residence checked periodically by an officer when they are away from home on vacation or an extended weekend.

In order for a residence to be placed on a house watch , the following criteria should be met:

  • Your house must be located within Sugar Land city limits
  • The residence must be vacated for more than 72 hours
  • No other people may be going into or around the residence while it is unoccupied
  • The occupant must have established residency at the location
  • The residence may not remain on the watch for more than three weeks
  • The residence may not exceed a maximum of 12 weeks per calendar year.

The program is intended to be a deterrent to illegal entry of the residence. It is a good crime prevention tool. The department cannot, however, place homes which are vacant or are subject to be shown by a real estate agent on house watch. 

In order to participate in the program, the homeowner either stops by the Police Department or completes the following on-line form.

Type and select your subdivision using the form below.

If unable to see the form, please visit the alternate neighborhood selection page.