Decoy Packages

Decoy Packages

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 201 , Segment 6

Episode: Insurance, Refugees, Disability Inclusion, Stress, Holiday Eating

  • Dec 22, 2015
  • 9:05 mins

Guest: Thad Weiland, Resident of the Daybreak community in Utah  For the first time in history, nearly half of all Christmas shopping is being done online, according to the National Retail Federation. And so, mail delivery companies are working at full tilt and thieves are on the prowl for easy pickings off un-attended porches. One community near Salt Lake City called, “Daybreak” has been getting national attention for their grassroots approach to preventing package pilfering. No, it doesn’t entail spycams or lurking in the bushes for a bandit. They’re using decoy packages to foil thieves.

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