Important stuff for those heading out

Posted 3/24/23

Wagons Ho! Head ‘em up! Move ‘em out!

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Important stuff for those heading out


Wagons Ho! Head ‘em up! Move ‘em out!

Yes, it’s that time of year when our winter visitors begin their annual exodus to more temperate and comfortable climates. The Sun City West posses want to remind those leaving that the Posse offers a Vacation Watch house checking program at no cost to you. Once a resident signs up, a trained Posse person will periodically check the house by walking around the perimeter of the property and check to make sure that all doors and windows are locked, there is no damage from storms and no evidence of criminal activity.

If it is necessary to enter the home, a Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office deputy will be called and the Posse will attempt to notify persons of record on file with the Posse.

Signing up can be done in one of two ways. First, register online by logging on to the Posse website at and click on the Vacation Watch tab. Fill out the form, then scroll down and click on submit. Make sure that the leave and return dates are entered. Otherwise, the form will not be accepted. If a return date is not known, enter Dec. 31. Then call the Posse when the actual date is known.

The second option is to visit the Posse, 20450 Stardust Blvd., and fill out a white card. Again, make sure the leave and return dates are entered and that the card is signed and dated. Give it to the receptionist at the Posse who will deliver it to the Vacation Watch office for data entry into the computer.

Some people plan to leave and return several times over the course of the summer. The Posse program requires that a new log entry or white card be submitted for each vacation set of dates. Only one set of dates can be submitted at any one time.

Everyone at the Sun City West Posses wish you a safe and healthy summer!