EGPD Launching Operation Grinch

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EGPD Launching Operation Grinch

Posted: 12/03/2019






FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 3, 2019 

EGPD LAUNCHING OPERATION GRINCH DURING HOLIDAY SEASON

 

ELK GROVE, CA. – Beginning today and continuing through the end of the month, the Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting bait package operations as well as having officers in unmarked vehicles patrolling neighborhoods throughout the city. The officers in the unmarked vehicles will focus on suspicious activity occurring in and around neighborhoods related to package theft activity. These operations will be conducted during various dates, times and locations.

  

As a reminder, the Elk Grove Police Department would like to provide the following package theft prevention tips:

 

  • Have your package delivered to the home of a relative, friend or neighbor that you know will be home.
  • Use lockers offered by various delivery services.
  • Set up notifications to track your package
  • Get your packages delivered to your work.
  • Require a signature on delivery.
  • Have your package held at your local post office for pickup.
  • Leave special delivery instructions when ordering- ask the carrier to place the package in an area out of view.

 

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