FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park police are warning residents to be diligent about leaving packages in visibile locations during the holidays.

The ask residents to please be aware with the increase in holiday-related package shipments, USPS employees, vehicles, and packages left at residences can become a tempting target for criminal activities. Below are security tips provided by the USPS for mail and package theft prevention. Please report any suspicious activity to the Police immediately;

1) Don't leave delivered mail and packages unattended.
2) If you're going out of town, put your mail on "hold" at your local Post Office.
3) Ship using "Hold for Pickup". Customers can redirect incoming packages to their local Post Office.
4) Customize the delivery. Customers can provide delivery instructions online and authorize the carrier to leave it
in a specified location.
5) Secure the shipment using USPS Special Services, such as Signature Confirmation or Registered Mail.