USPS OIG Report: Postal Inspection Service’s Inventory Controls Over Law Enforcement Surveillance Equipment

Background The mission of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service is to support and protect the U.S. Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure, and customers. Postal inspectors are law enforcement agents who are assigned accountable property, such as surveillance equipment, for investigative purposes. Surveillance equipment is an electronic or mechanical device used to capture communications, visual…

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U.S. Postal Inspector Charged with Mail Theft, Obstruction of Justice, and Money Laundering

December 8, 2023 A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Louisiana returned an indictment yesterday charging a U.S. Postal Inspector with mail theft, obstruction of justice, and money laundering. According to the indictment, Michael Morse, 52, of Madisonville, Louisiana, served as a Postal Inspector in the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. In this role,…

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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 ‚ÄĒ 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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Former Indiana USPS Customer Service Manager Sentenced to Over 3 Years in Federal Prison for Mail Theft and Bank Fraud Conspiracy

August 23, 2023 INDIANAPOLIS- James Lancaster, 42, of Indianapolis, Indiana, has been sentenced to 40 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and mail theft. A co-conspirator, Jordan McPhearson, of Blue Island, Illinois was sentenced in 2022 to 42 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to…

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USPS: Inspection Service has Postal Police openings

July 31, 2023 Are you interested in becoming a Postal Police officer? Postal Police officers protect USPS employees, customers, facilities, property and the U.S. Mail. The Postal Inspection Service is looking to hire in select locations around the country. Positions are available in Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Cleveland; Dallas; Detroit; Los Angeles; Memphis, TN; Miami;…

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U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s San Francisco Division

Background The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of postal employees, postal facilities, and the mail. Postal inspectors are federal law enforcement agents authorized to carry out this mission. They use various tools and resources to conduct their work. For example, postal inspectors are assigned accountable property, including vehicles,…

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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 ‚ÄĒ the Vulnerability Risk Assessment Tool (VRAT) ‚ÄĒ to ensure compliance with facility security policies and procedures and identify facility security deficiencies. Additionally, the Postal…

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USPS: Postal Inspection Service is now hiring Postal Police Officers

August 15, 2022 Are you interested in becoming a Postal Police officer? Postal Police officers protect USPS facilities along with the employees and customers, Postal Service property, assets, and the U.S. Mail on that property. The Postal Inspection Service is looking to hire in select locations around the country. Positions are available in Baltimore; Boston;…

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