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Over 200 Years of Federal Law Enforcement History Three Topics to Discuss: Mailroom Security: Bio-hazardous Materials and Mail Bombs The Postal Service’s Biological Detection System Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP) Mailroom Security: Bio-Hazardous Materials & Mail Bombs

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three topics to discuss
Three Topics to Discuss:
  • Mailroom Security: Bio-hazardous Materials and Mail Bombs
  • The Postal Service’s Biological Detection System
  • Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP)
mailroom security bio hazardous materials mail bombs
Mailroom Security: Bio-Hazardous Materials & Mail Bombs

From October 13 – November 16, 2001

Nationwide:

Postal Inspectors responded to nearly 20,000 hoax and suspicious substance calls.

The Northeast Division:

Postal Inspectors responded to nearly 1 ,000 hoax and suspicious substance calls.

major facility coverage
Major Facility Coverage

U. S. Postal Inspectors were required to staff each major USPS facility.

The staffing of Postal Inspectors at these facilities played a major role in:

  • calming fears of employees
  • acting as a liaison with responding law enforcement and HAZMAT teams
  • ensuring hoax’s were not perpetrated by USPS employees
traditional investigative work stoppage
Traditional Investigative Work Stoppage

From October 13th to November 16th

Discontinued all traditional Investigations

Fraud: -Telemarketing

-Insurance Fraud

-Health Care Fraud

Child Sexual Exploitation

Identity Theft

Mail Theft

Narcotics in the Mail

Continued Investigations pertaining to acts of violence

mailroom security training
Mailroom Security Training

Throughout New England, Postal Inspectors conducted 130presentations, to over 5,000 individuals, representing nearly 600 corporations and government offices.

  • The presentation covers Biological Agents, Mail Bombs, Telephone hoax calls and Mailroom Security procedures.
  • Attendees were from U.S. and state political offices, military, government, law enforcement, corporations and universities.
  • Locally, we published the mailroom security guide at web sites of several Chiefs of Police, the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators, the Insurance Fraud Bureau, among others.
  • Other organizations, like the Greater Boston Federal Executive Board, made mass distributions to their members.
how to get a copy of the mailroom security guide
How to Get A Copy of the Mailroom Security Guide
  • Access our Web Site At:

www.usps.com/postalinspectors/

Then Access our “Publications”

Look for the “Mail Center Security Guide”

Publication 106

Several Other Great Publications and Posters on Identity Theft, etc.

u s postal service biological detection system bds
U. S. Postal Service Biological Detection System (BDS)

Prototype polymerase chain reaction (PCR) Biological Detection System (BDS)

bds and ventilation costs
BDS and Ventilation Costs
  • 1,728 Units Installed
  • At 284 Sites
  • $250 Million Initial Installation Costs
  • $75 – 100 Million Annual Consumable Costs
  • Additional Costs for Response and Investigations
overall mail security program

Recording RetailTransactions

Overall Mail Security Program

Detection & Filtration

350,000Collection Boxes

Detection and Filtration

Collection Boxes

Recording Retail Transaction

postal inspector us customs international mail project
Postal Inspector/US Customs International Mail Project
  • U. S. Customs International
  • Mail Branches (IMBs) at
  • USPS International Service
  • Centers (ISC).
  • Congressional Mandate
  • Joint SOP Development
  • Future Test at JFK

Portal Radiation Detector

continuity of operations plans coop
Continuity of Operations Plans (COOP)
  • USPS Operations in Washington, DC
  • USPS Operations in Newark, NJ
  • NYC Church St. Station
  • Hoax Anthrax & Suspicious Substances
  • USPS Employee Deaths
  • One individual died in NYC and one in Connecticut
  • Countless Facility Closures

What do you do if your operation is shut down ???

anthrax in the u s mail usps operations in washington dc
ANTHRAX in the U. S. MAILUSPS Operations in Washington, DC

Communications:

  • USPS alarm monitoring center was transferred to back-up operations.
  • Phone lines and voice mail froze and data was lost.
  • Cellular and digital phones, radios were critical.
  • Log of activities/decisions later proved critical.
  • Communications with HQ, USPS, FBI, DOJ funneled via one control point.
  • COOP plans at off-site or on shared lan/wan drive.
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ANTHRAX in the U. S. MAILUSPS Operations in Washington, DC

Security:

-HAZMAT trained personnel for security

-Offsite storage of spare vehicle keys

-Weapons/Uniforms

-Establish 24/7 site security

-$4 million in USPS remittances

-$190 million stamp stock

-Contaminated Mail

-Evidence/Drugs/CI Files/Funds

-Clean-up Contractor Theft Investigations

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ANTHRAX in the U. S. MAILUSPS Operations in Washington, DC

Office Space:

-Command Center and Continued Office Operations

-Adequate office space, phone and data lines

-Trailers (rest rooms)

Safety:

-Gloves/Masks

-Proper handling of suspect items/storage

-Employee safety

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ANTHRAX in the U. S. MAILUSPS Operations in Washington, DC

Other Issues:

  • News media control and communications
  • Law enforcement liaisons/communications
  • Document profiling program
economic impact on the usps
Economic Impact on the USPS

USPS & Business Customers: 8% of US GNP

u s postal inspection service commitment
U. S. Postal Inspection Service Commitment

The U. S. Postal Inspection Service is committed to ensuring:

Safety:

The safety of our employees and customers

Security:

Security of our facilities and products

Integrity:

Of the US Mail

telephone numbers
Telephone Numbers
  • Emergency Contact Number:

(800) 300-3492

  • For Information on how to become a U. S. Postal Inspector:

(617) 556-4400

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