Round Rock Police Department Operation Front Porch starts Nov. 8

Operation Front Porch allows residents who would like to have their packages delivered to the Round Rock PD this holiday season to avoid package theft, free of charge. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
Operation Front Porch allows residents who would like to have their packages delivered to the Round Rock PD this holiday season to avoid package theft, free of charge. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)

Operation Front Porch allows residents who would like to have their packages delivered to the Round Rock PD this holiday season to avoid package theft, free of charge. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Round Rock Police Department's Operation Front Porch package pickup program kicks off Nov. 8.

Operation Front Porch allows residents to have their packages delivered to the Round Rock PD free of charge this holiday season to avoid package theft, according to the city. Packages can be shipped with the purchaser's name and Round Rock Police Department, 2701 N. Mays St., Round Rock, listed as the address.


Pickup times from Nov. 8 to Dec. 3 will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. From Dec. 6-23, packages can be picked up 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Packages can also be picked up on Saturdays in December from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., with no pickup available on Sundays.

To pick up packages, residents will need their government-issued ID and proof of receipt, such as an order or shipping verification. Parents picking up packages addressed to their children must provide proof of guardianship and identification of the child.

Packages must be picked up within three days of delivery, and will only be accepted Nov. 8 through Dec. 22. The last day to pick up a package will be Dec. 23, and the service will also be unavailable Nov. 25-28.
By Brooke Sjoberg
Brooke Sjoberg is the Round Rock reporter for the Round Rock and Pflugerville/Hutto editions of Community Impact Newspaper. She worked for The Gonzales Inquirer, The Daily Texan and The Daily Dot among other publications before coming to Community Impact. Brooke is from Seguin, TX and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2020. Her last name is pronounced Show-burg.


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