Better Call Jackson: Protecting your packages this holiday season


NONE.>SAFEGUARDING YOUR HOME. IF YOU HAVE AN ISSUE, CALL JACKSON.>STILL PLENTY OF TIME TO GET YOUR HOLIDAY GIFTS, BUT IT ALSO MEANS THIEVES HAVE MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO SWIPE YOUR GIFTS DELIVERED TO YOUR FROM PORCH. WE SENT OLIVIA EFFECT OF TO SEND YOU — SHOW YOU WHAT OPTIONS YOU HAVE. Reporter: THIEVES ARE STOCKING UP AND IT’S A PROBLEM RIGHT HERE IN COLUMBUS. THE SECURITY VIDEO SHOWS A MAN TAKING A PACKAGE FROM SOMEONE’S HOME.TUCKING IT UNDER HIS COAT AND WALKING OFF. HANNAH MEYER KNOWS IT’S UPSETTING TO HAVE YOUR PACKAGES STOLEN. IT HAS HAPPENED SEVERAL TIMES AT HER PLACE IN ITALIAN VILLAGE. WE WOULD COME HOME AND THEY WERE NOT IN THE FRONT OR BACK OF THE HOUSE. Reporter: PACKAGES ARE SORTED BY ZIP CODE AT THIS PROCESSING CENTER. IN HERE, THEY ARE SAFE. WHEN AGAINST YOUR DOORSTEP, IT MIGHT BE A DIFFERENT STORY. YOU WOULDN’T LEAVE YOUR CAR UNLOCKED FOR VERY LONG. Reporter: THE POST — POSTAL SERVICE SAYS IT IS DOUBLED ITS VOLUME OF PACKAGES. MAYBE HAVE IT DELIVERED TO YOUR WORK. Reporter: YOU CAN GIVE THE USPS INSTRUCTIONS ON WHERE TO DELIVER YOUR PACKAGES OR HAVE IT DELIVERED TO A BRANCH. MEMBERS OF THE GERMAN VILLAGE SOCIETY CAN HAVE THEIR PACKAGES HELD AT THE MEETING HOUSE. THERE ARE A LOT OF VERY TINY PORCHES AND LIMESTONE STEPS OUT ON THE NEIGHBORHOOD AND SOMETIMES OUR NEIGHBORHOOD CAN BE A TARGET FOR THIEVES. Reporter: HANNAH MEYERS GETS HER PACKAGES DELIVERED TO WORK. WE GOT A SECURITY CAMERA JUST IN CASE. WE STILL HAVE STUFF DELIVERED, HOPING IT IS THERE WHEN WE GET HOME. Reporter: TAKING PRECAUTIONS CAN KEEP YOUR STUFF SAFE.>HERE’S THE BAD ONLINE — BOTTOM LINE ON YOUR CAMERAS. IT WON’T STOP YOUR STUFF FROM BEING STOLEN. LOOK FOR DELIVERY OPTIONS. THERE ARE PLENTY. THE POST OFFICE, UPS AND FEDEX ALL HAVE ALTERNATIVE DIRECTIONS AND YOU ALSO NEED A LITTLE EXTRA CASH. TOMORROW WE WILL TELL YOU WHAT

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