With security cameras for mailboxes, you are able to catch naughty kids or vandals tampering with your mail, knocking over your mailboxes and even damaging or breaking into your car.
But it’s not as simple as just placing a security camera on your mailbox. That’s because your mailbox, technically belongs to the federal government. And any attempt to vandalize it, including putting a security camera on it, can be considered a federal offense. But I mean whose really going to report you? And even if they did, would the federal government really waste time prosecuting such an innocent crime? We think not.
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Even if the federal government doesn’t come beating down your door about having a security camera on your mailbox, you know who will? If you guessed your neighbor, congratulations, you are a winner. Your neighbor may feel like you are spying on them with your camera so close to the street and they may take issue with it. And according to your state’s privacy laws, they may just have a case against you.
However, there is a way to capture those unsavory characters. You just need the right type of camera, a little imagination and ingenuity.
Learn all you need to know about how to legally, safely and sometimes stealthily capture mailbox vandals by reading the post Mailbox Security Cameras: Best Solution to Prevent Mailbox & Car Vandalism.