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Nearly 2 million packages are stolen or go missing every day across the country, according to analysis by The New York Times. (Robert Bumsted/AP)
Nearly 2 million packages are stolen or go missing every day across the country, according to analysis by The New York Times. (Robert Bumsted/AP)

We hear and heed the warnings every year around this time: Beware of porch pirates, thieves who snatch those precious holiday packages from your porch.

According to analysis by The New York Times, nearly 2 million packages are stolen or go missing every day across the country.

Denver, where the police department has been tracking package theft since 2015, has seen a 68% uptick in reported thefts.

Here & Now talks with Denver police officer Bob Anderson about what we can do this holiday season to avoid getting our packages stolen.

This segment aired on December 19, 2019.

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