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Amazon security lockers pop up in Las Vegas

Posted at 8:30 PM, May 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-17 11:21:34-04

Are your goods getting snatched right off your front porch?

Now, there's a new way to protect Amazon purchase!

If you order a package from Amazon.com, you can now elect to have it shipped to one of these. The program launched in its first city in 2012, but it didn't make it to the valley until about two weeks ago with a total of 20 stations spread across town.

"It's safe,” said Amazon user Maggie King. “It's locked. Nobody else can access it."

What's unique about these lockers is there aren't any actual locks that you can pick or jimmy to break-in. Once your package is delivered, you scan your ticket, enter a pick-up code and the locker with your package will automatically open.

There are 6 stations on the west side, 5 in the northwest, 4 on the northeast side and 4 in the central valley.

“I think they do need more," said King.

Where should they go? King says it's hard to say because, now, every valley neighborhood is being rattled by crime.

"I don't know if there's a certain neighborhood that needs more of them because it’s pretty much all over the valley now. It's not just in one area."