Bellbrook police take action to protect your home

BELLBROOK, Ohio (WDTN) – The recent rain might have you itching to get away for a few days, but before you start you vacation one police department is giving homeowners piece of mind

Bellbrook police will are bringing back a program to put traveling minds at ease.

If you’re going on vacation, a quick call to dispatch will have an officer checking up on your home at least once or twice a day.

It’s called the Vacation House Check program.

It’s a service that is returning for people in Bellbrook after being gone for nearly a year.

Last year, the city of Bellbrook voted to phase out their dispatch center and instead use the Greene County Dispatch, a move the city said would save $150,000 a year in tax payer dollars.

This year police officials worked with the communications center to once again provide this service for the Bellbrook residents, a move the department says goes back to their community-oriented policing efforts. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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