Community Awareness – Suspicious Packages

Considering recent events which have occurred in Austin, TX, it is understandable that the citizens of Dallas may have concerns regarding packages left at their homes. At this time, no similar incidents have occurred in Dallas related to those in Austin and no threats or connections have been made to our area. What follows are a few points to consider to help  keep you and your families safe.

1. If you observe a package at your residence that is not related to a recent purchase or order made by anyone in your residence, do NOT touch it. Do not let anyone near it. Call 911 and report the package.

2. If you have made a recent purchase or order and observe a package at your residence that is NOT clearly addressed to you, does NOT contain a return address, or appears suspicious for any other reason, do NOT touch it. Do not let anyone near it. Call 911 and report it.

3. If you observe any package at your residence that you find suspicious due to any noise it is making, any peculiar odor, or because of leaking powders or liquids, or suspicious wires/strings, do NOT touch it. Do not let anyone near it. Call 911 and report it.

These are a few points to keep in mind when dealing with packages that you may find suspicious. We would like to emphasize that at this time we have no indication that the events in Austin are related to our area and we just want to provide you with information that is helpful anytime you are dealing with packages at your residence.