Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty to Shooting Postal Worker

Convicted Felon Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Assault of a Federal Employee and Discharge of a Firearm During a Crime of Violence December 21, 2020 Memphis, TN – Bernard Jones, 35, has pled guilty to aggravated assault of a federal employee and discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence. D. Michael Dunavant, U.S. Attorney…

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Federal court denies Postal Police Officers Association’s request for a preliminary injunction

November 24, 2020 WASHINGTON — A federal court in Washington denied the Postal Police Officers Association’s request for a preliminary injunction in its case accusing the U.S. Postal Service and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy of exceeding the agency’s authority by restricting the officers’ law enforcement jurisdiction to Postal Service property. MEMORANDUM OPINION This case is…

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Postal Inspection Service’s milestone celebrated

The Postal Inspection Service has released a video to celebrate the organization’s 245th birthday. “The United States Postal Inspection Service: A Look Back at the First 245 Years of America’s First and Oldest Law Enforcement Agency” explores the organization’s colorful history, which began when Benjamin Franklin, America’s first Postmaster General, hired William Goddard. On Aug….

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USPS: Guidance for working during civil unrest, pandemic

The Postal Service is reminding employees and contractors that they are exempt from curfew orders and other travel restrictions issued by state and local governments due to recent civil unrest and the coronavirus pandemic. The organization is working with federal, state and local authorities to ensure the safety of employees and customers as operations continue…

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APWU: New Stand Up Talk and Essential Employee Letter

On Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 8:35 AM, LaToya Burch <lfoggs@apwu.org> wrote: Hello All: Please see the attached updated essential employee letter and stand-up talk issued by the Postal Service. The letter is updated to include the civil unrest/curfews in effect around the country in various locations. The Stand Up talk addresses the civil unrest and…

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How US postal inspectors go ‘undercover’ on the dark web

By David Thornton – July 11, 2019 For federal agents investigating cybercrimes, gathering open source intelligence is a lot like going undercover. They establish fake identities to gain the trust of the bad guys, and gather information on criminal activities. They just do it all from a keyboard. “To simplify it, you’re basically just trying…

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USPS OIG Report: Postal Inspection Service Asset Forfeiture Fund

Objective Our objective was to determine whether deposits and expenditures for the Postal Inspection Service Asset Forfeiture Fund (AFF) complied with Postal Inspection Service policies and procedures. The Postal Inspection Service is a participating agency of the Department of Justice (DOJ) Asset Forfeiture (AF) Program. The intent of the DOJ AF Program is to allow…

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USPS: 5 facts about the Postal Inspection Service

The Postal Inspection Service marked its 243rd birthday last week. Here are five facts about the organization and its employees. The Inspection Service is one of the nation’s oldest law enforcement agencies. The organization traces its roots to Aug. 7, 1775, the earliest recorded date that William Goddard served as the first surveyor of post…

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