The United States Postal Inspection Service

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Abstract This is a case study on the United States Postal Inspection Service. During this case study, you will learn about the history of the Postal Inspection Service, from where it began. This case study also includes all of the requirements necessary to gain employment, as well as what the academy consists of. You will read up on many different federal statutes the Postal Inspection Service has and the federal laws it investigates. Primarily child pornography is a big topic in which you will learn more about, since the Postal Inspection Service is the first agency to start investigating such heinous crimes. After reading this case study, you will be much more familiarized in many of the crimes that are being committed through the US Mail and what exactly they mean and how the Postal Inspection Service goes about investigating and help prosecute these cases. Chapter 1 The United Sates Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) is the law enforcement side of the United Sates Postal Service (USPS). The USPIS is responsible for overseeing the safety all of the USPS employees, the mail they handle every single day, as well as the customers sense of security knowing the mail they send and receive reaches its final destination without being tampered with or stolen. “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; enforce the laws that defend the nation’s mail system from
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