Visit and the Police/Parking department tab to request a “vacant house-check” by the Oxford Police Department during Thanksgiving break and Christmas break. Provide your address, phone number, dates your house will be vacant and other house information. You can also fill out a paper form at the police department, 11 S. Poplar St. Also remember to lock all windows and doors, close and secure the garage, place lights on timers and do not leave a vehicle on city streets. For more information, call OPD (513) 524 5240.