Fairhaven Police Department

Fairhaven Police Offer Tips to Prevent Holiday Package Theft

FAIRHAVEN – With the holiday shopping season officially here, Sgt. Kevin Kobza and the Fairhaven Police Department wish to remind residents of several precautions they can take when ordering items online to help prevent their gifts from falling into the wrong hands.

“With more and more people buying gifts online, we want to make sure our residents have the necessary resources they need to ensure that their gifts arrive safely,” Sgt. Kobza said. “In many cases the orders can be tracked right from your phone, from when it is shipped to when it reaches your doorstep.”

FedEx and UPS offer services to assist customers during the holidays. To best ensure that your packages are not taken, Fairhaven Police recommend the following strategies: