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Package theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in neighborhoods around the world. Package theft is very serious, especially if something important or valuable was stolen. More and more people are creating apps to help prevent “porch pirates” or package thieves. When the problems started getting worse, Amazon was receiving emails from customers that wanted to know where their package was, because the package tracker said it had already delivered. Amazon ended up having to send pictures to customers to prove that their packages had indeed been delivered.

One option for helping with package theft is the Ring doorbell. This is a door bell like no other. It has a camera on it so when someone comes to ring the doorbell the owners know exactly who is at their door. Another good thing about this doorbell is that the camera footage can be viewed on the owner’s phone. This way, they can let the people at the door know what to do with the package or how to get into the house if they are not home.

Recently, Amazon introduced a home camera service called the Amazon Key. The Amazon Key allows verified Amazon delivery people to have access to houses with a touch of a button. Because verified Amazon delivery people have access to your house, that also means owners have a risk of being robbed of valuables by that “professional” employee. Although the doorbell might be a little out of most owners’ price range, it might still be worth it considering that the doorbell features a camera that owners can view when they’re away.

The Amazon Key is great for busy parents, travelers, or just anyone. It has many great features that can help make life a little bit easier. By using this doorbell owners can help put a stop to “porch pirates” stealing important items.

 

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