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During the holidays there will be more packages delivered than usual. This presents an opportunity for would be thieves to target someone's front porch or other areas to take packages before the intended receipient can get to it.  The Fayetteville Police Department would like to offer some tips to help you combat this problem:

1. Create an area where packages can be dropped and will be out of sight, such as a container near a back door
2. Try to arrange your schedule so to be at home on delivery dates.
3. Have someone, such as a neighbor ect. watch for the dilivery driver and take the packages inside for you.
4. Have the package placed in an area that is monitored by a security camera.
5. have packages delivered to your work or another residence where it can be received by someone else.

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