US Postal Inspection Service accepting applications

The Postal Inspection Service is hiring. The agency will accept applications for postal inspector positions from Monday, Jan. 7, at 10 a.m. CST through Saturday, Jan. 12, at 10 a.m. CST. Only USPS career employees can apply to this announcement. Postal inspectors are federal agents who enforce laws that defend the nation’s mail system from…

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Announces Federal Initiative Aimed at Curbing Mail Theft

Monday, December 17, 2018 LITTLE ROCK—Cody Hiland, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, announced a joint statewide federal initiative with a goal to catch and federally prosecute mail thieves this holiday season and beyond. During Monday’s press conference, Hiland was joined by Duane “DAK” Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District…

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Suspicious packages arrest: PMG praises employees, law enforcement

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan is praising USPS and Postal Inspection Service employees and calling for continued vigilance following the Oct. 26 arrest of a suspect in connection with the suspicious packages sent to high-profile figures this week. Brennan issued the following statement: Over the past week, the men and women of the U.S. Postal…

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USPS: What to do in an ‘active shooter’ situation

To mark National Preparedness Month, the Postal Service is once again reminding employees what to do in an “active shooter” situation. USPS is not aware of any specific threats against the organization. An active shooter is anyone who kills or attempts to kill people in a confined and populated area, typically using firearms. Active shooters…

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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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OIG Report: Facility Security at Network Distribution Centers

Objective Our objective was to determine whether the U.S. Postal Service effectively addressed security deficiencies at Network Distribution Centers (NDC) to enhance the safety and security of the work environment. NDCs are highly mechanized Postal Service mail processing plants that distribute standard mail and provide package services. There are currently 21 NDCs nationwide and Inspection…

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USPS OIG Report: Insider Threat Program

Background An insider threat program helps an organization prevent, detect, and respond to the threat of an employee, contractor, or business partner misusing their trusted access to computer systems and data. Threats to the U.S. Postal Service include the theft and disclosure of sensitive, proprietary, or national security information, and the sabotage of its computer…

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USPS: Inspection Service accepting applications

The Postal Inspection Service needs your help to protect customers from crimes involving the U.S. Mail. If you’re up for the challenge, apply to become a postal inspector from Monday, June 19, at 9 a.m. CDT through Saturday, June 24, at 9 a.m. CDT. Inspectors are federal law enforcement agents with investigative jurisdiction in all…

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