によると 調査 from SafeWise and Cove Home Security, 推定 210 過去に数百万のパッケージが盗まれました 12 米国での数か月.
調査, 今月初めに発行されました, みつけた 64.1% of respondents have had at least one package stolen from their porch in the last year. その間, 53.5% of respondents have had multiple packages stolen over the same period of time, SafeWise and Cove reported.
The survey also found that more than half of the stolen packages cost between $ 50 そして $ 200.
間に 休日, porch thefts are going to be even more of a concern as people order their gifts online and have busier holiday schedules, according to one criminal justice and package theft expert.
“Package theft is a crime of opportunity,” 博士. Ben Stickle, a member of the SafeWise advisory group, said in the report. “The more packages left for longer periods of time on a porch, the more likely they are to be stolen. As the Christmas gift season gets into full swing, there will be a significant increase in packages on a porch.”