Category: Home Safety

Who are your neighbors?

Who can forget neighborly figures like Ned Flanders or Wilson? Neighbors are a mixed blessing. They can be both irritatingly present and convenient comrades. Whether you’re friendly with your neighbors or not, short of moving, you’re stuck with them, and as a result being a good neighbor is a major …

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Holiday Heists: Seasonal Package Theft

  The holiday season is Christmas for porch pirates, and every year the news is filled with segments on this growing crime. A quick look at online trends shows significant spikes in conversation about package theft, and it makes a lot of sense that these spikes occur around Christmas. The …

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Six Stages of Lost Package Grief

Six Stages of Lost Package Grief Finally, your package has been delivered, or at least that’s what the tracking says. You can’t wait to check. You rush home after work visualizing the brown box sitting happily on your porch. As you arrive, you see the porch empty. Denial You pull …

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A Picture’s Worth – When It Comes to P...

It’s true. Security cameras can help catch “porch pirates” in the act, and if the cameras are visible, they maybe act as a deterrent preventing package theft (on the other hand, read: “Police Chief: Security Cameras don’t help fight crime.“). In the best case scenario, a would-be bandit sees the …

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To Catch a Porch Pirate

How one homeowner dealt with his Stolen Package Homeowner and Package Guard customer, Terry Liu, went to great lengths to catch a thief and stop package theft from happening at his home and throughout his neighborhood. After he experienced a package theft and captured video footage of porch pirate with …

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5 ways to increase home security

Ok, most people stealing things from homes, including package thieves and traditional burglars, are stupid amateurs. Did you know that 85% of break-ins are from non-professionals that are usually more desperate and dangerous than skilled at thievery. These thieves are more easily thwarted if you employ some of these simple …

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