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.