Category: Porch Theft Prevention

Prank the Pirate

Generally our blog is pretty serious about package theft, but today we’re gonna have some fun and look at videos. If you’ve ever had your package stolen, you probably have contemplated to some degree how you might get revenge. Not only is it an inconvenience and expense to have a …

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Top 5 Holiday Home Security Tips

Happy holidays from us at the Package Guard! We hope that you have a safe and festive season, and to help make sure it’s a secure one, we’ve put together some helpful home security tips. BE AWARE: There’s often a spike in property crimes like theft and burglary just before …

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Package Guard’s Cyber Monday Gift Guide Roundup

  It’s the biggest online shopping day of the year! Items ordered today will be shipped and delivered to someones home and we want to make sure those packages are safe from Grinches trying to steal Christmas. Besides worrying about making sure your packages are delivered and safe, you also …

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Five Things that make you a Target for Thieves

1. Regular Deliveries Do you get a lot of packages delivered to your house? Are they often left out and visible? This might make you an inviting target for porch pirates and burglars who are casing the area. Not only do regular deliveries increase the likelihood that a package is …

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Caught in the Act!

We’ve talked a lot about how porch pirates make off with your package and how difficult it is to catch them afterwards. We’ve also talked a lot about prevention. But sometimes package thieves do get caught, and often it’s thanks to a fair amount of luck. With some preparation, you …

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3 Ways to Protect your Porch this Halloween

Happy Halloween from us here at the Package Guard. We hope that your holiday is positively frightful! To help, here’s some tips to protect your porch and keep your house safe on this spooky holiday. Halloween can be a good night for crime. According to James Alan Fox, there is …

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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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