Holiday Season Fight Against Kansas City Porch Pirates Starts Now

Given a faltering economy, rising inflation and record crime . . . Scoundrels stealing junk from China isn't our biggest concern. 

However . . .

Here's a reminder that local crooks want to have Christmas as well . . .

Reached out to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department for tips on how to protect porches and mailboxes this holiday season, police recommended the following:

- Install cameras.

- Opt-in for ship-to-store or somewhere where packages won't be left unattended. 

- Get to know your neighbors, ask them to collect your packages if you won't be home. 

- File a police report if your package is stolen. 

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KCMO attempted porch pirate leaves empty-handed after neighbor intervenes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Roger Leib and Kansas City, Missouri, police are urging the public to protect packages this holiday season. "I would say just be more vigilant and get a post office box," Leib said. Thanks to intervention from his neighbor, Leib was not a victim of a close call with an attempted porch pirate.