Police offer tips to make sure packages are safe from “porch pirates"

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Authorities are issuing some tips on how to prevent your packages from being stolen this holiday season.

Yonkers police are encouraging deliveries be sent to your job instead of your home to discourage “porch pirates." 

They also recommend using tracking numbers and delivery notifications through text or email.

It is also helpful to ask people you trust to accept packages on your behalf.

And finally, they recommend installing a smart security camera at your front door.

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