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
From October 13 – November 16, 2001
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.
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:
From October 13th to November 16th
Discontinued all traditional Investigations
-Health Care Fraud
Child Sexual Exploitation
Narcotics in the Mail
Continued Investigations pertaining to acts of violence
Throughout New England, Postal Inspectors conducted 130presentations, to over 5,000 individuals, representing nearly 600 corporations and government offices.
Then Access our “Publications”
Look for the “Mail Center Security Guide”
Several Other Great Publications and Posters on Identity Theft, etc.
Prototype polymerase chain reaction (PCR) Biological Detection System (BDS)
Portal Radiation Detector
What do you do if your operation is shut down ???
-HAZMAT trained personnel for security
-Offsite storage of spare vehicle keys
-Establish 24/7 site security
-$4 million in USPS remittances
-$190 million stamp stock
-Clean-up Contractor Theft Investigations
-Command Center and Continued Office Operations
-Adequate office space, phone and data lines
-Trailers (rest rooms)
-Proper handling of suspect items/storage
USPS & Business Customers: 8% of US GNP
The U. S. Postal Inspection Service is committed to ensuring:
The safety of our employees and customers
Security of our facilities and products
Of the US Mail