High-tech doorbell helps prevent package theft

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Thieves take the packages right off doorsteps.

It’s a crime police said increases heavily as thieves look to cash in on the gifts being bought during the holiday season.

The Wednesday after Thanksgiving is marked as National Package Protection Day to help remind consumers to protect their packages throughout the delivery process.

With the help of technology, a simple doorbell may be able to catch a criminal in the act.

“It’s a deterrent because you can say ‘hey I see you there, I already have a video of you, you might as well drop the package and leave,'” said Randy Loper, president of Bursma Electronic Distributing.

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