Union representing postal police officers questions why they aren’t patrolling streets
COLUMBUS, Ohio — It’s a nationwide problem: Mail carriers robbed at gunpoint by thieves looking to steal the key that opens the blue collection boxes.
The crooks are looking to steal your money or sell it on the dark web.
The United States Postal Inspection Office has its own police force that is trained to protect mail carriers, but according to the president of the National Postal Police Officers Association those officers are being sidelined is calling for change:
“The postal service has a police force and they’re refusing to use it. It’s nuts,” said Frank Albergo, the president of the Postal Police Officers Association. He contacted 10TV after reading our previous reporting on mail carrier robberies.