USPS: Nationwide Effort to Crack Down on Postal Crime and Crimes Against Postal Employees

Monetary Rewards Increased for Information that Leads to the Arrest and Conviction of a Perpetrator of Postal Crime WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S Postal Service (USPS) and U.S. Postal Inspection Service (Inspection Service) today provided an update on their Project Safe Delivery campaign to crack down on postal crimes, including attacks against postal employees. Announced in May 2023,…

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USPS OIG Report: Postal Inspection Service’s Oversight of Facility Security and Access Control

Background The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is responsible for Postal Service policies, procedures, standards, and requirements for facility security and access controls. It has also established a risk management process — the Vulnerability Risk Assessment Tool (VRAT) — to ensure compliance with facility security policies and procedures and identify facility security deficiencies. Additionally, the Postal…

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USPS OIG Property Condition Reviews – South Carolina

Background The Postal Service is required to maintain a safe and healthy environment for both employees and customers in accordance with its internal policies and procedures and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Our objective was to determine if Postal Service management is adhering to building maintenance, safety and security standards, and employee working condition…

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USPS OIG Report: Property Condition Reviews – Smithville, Leander, and Kyle Post Offices

Introduction This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of property conditions at the Smithville (owned), Leander (owned), and Kyle (leased) post offices in the Rio Grande District. This audit was designed to provide Postal Service management with timely information on potential risks related to property conditions. The Postal Service is required to maintain…

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USPS OIG: Property Condition Reviews – Annapolis, Columbia, and Legion Avenue Post Offices

Background This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of property conditions at the Annapolis (leased), Columbia (owned), and Legion Avenue (leased) post offices in the Baltimore District. This audit was designed to provide Postal Service management with timely information on potential risks related to property conditions. The Postal Service is required to maintain…

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Dr. Fauci’s thoughts on voting in person vs. voting by mail

“Can people safely go out and vote in person?” Dr. Fauci: “there’s no reason why we shouldn’t be able to vote in person”

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Postal Bulletin: September is National Preparedness Month

Are You Prepared for An Emergency? Tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, and floods can strike at almost any time, and are just some of the disasters we face each year. These events can generate fear, frustration, and even depression; yet, planning ahead can help response and recovery, and relieve some of the anxiety and stress caused by…

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USPS: Staying safe during public demonstrations

The Postal Service is reminding employees to stay safe during public demonstrations. The security of employees, facilities, vehicles and the U.S. Mail is important to the organization and the Postal Inspection Service. Vigilance is especially important during times like these, where large numbers of people may be in the streets, in front of buildings and…

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