One of the crimes most frequently reported to the police are residential burglary and also also people stealing packages from amazon, fed ex and UPS.
Tips on safeguarding your home are some of these:
Buy a ring doorbell that shows who is at you front door
Make sure all exterior doors have good locks and keep lock
Secure sliding glass doors with bars (even a broom handle in door track)
Make sure all your windows have good locks and keep lock
Make sure you even leave a porch light on at nite.
Trim any bushes and trees that hide doors or windows.
Keep a record of each of your room, take a picture and keep in safe place
If you park your car outside, KEEP LOCK!
Join a neighborhood watch.
Tell your neighbors also to watch for activity of strangers in the area.
Closer to Christmas time the more packages are coming and some delivery company are not even ringing the door bell, so if you know of a delivery coming keep a eye for.