Operation Front Porch begins in Round Rock

(Round Rock Police Department)

The holiday season brings gifts and with gifts come the possibility of package theft. 

The Round Rock Police Department is encouraging residents of their community to participate in Operation Front Porch this holiday season. The program allows residents to ship your holiday packages to your local police department for secure delivery. 

According to RRPD, this program is open to all Round Rock residents, free of charge.

The Round Rock Police Department will be accepting packages from Thursday, Nov. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 22. Dec. 22 is the last day to pick-up your package.

Package pick-up will not be available over the Thanksgiving holiday (Nov. 22-25).

Packages must be under 50 lbs and picked-up within three days of arrival at the police department. Also, the name of the person picking-up the package must match the name on the mailing label. 

Ship packages to:

[Your name]
Round Rock Police Department
2701 North Mays Street
Round Rock, TX 78665

Pick-up times:

Monday – Friday       8am to 5pm
Saturday                    8am to 12pm
Sunday                       No pick-up

Items needed to pick-up your package:

  1. Government-issued identification card
  2. Order/shipment proof of receipt.
  3. For parents picking-up packages addressed to their child(ren), parent must provide proof of guardianship and/or the child’s identification



RRPD staff will also be accepting optional donations of toys for Operation Blue Santa.

If you purchase gifts on Craiglist or other exchange websites, you can make the transaction in the Safety Exchange Zones in the RRPD lobby and public parking lot. This service is available all year.