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USPS, union warn courts not serious on postal crime after 30-day sentence for letter carrier robbery

The National Association of Letter Carriers is championing bipartisan legislation aimed at imposing more severe penalties on postal crimes.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - In this July 31, 2020, file photo, letter carriers load mail trucks for deliveries at a U.S. Postal Service facility in McLean, Va. A U.S. judge on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide. The judge called them

USPS stepping up plans to curb uptick in mail theft, letter carrier robberies

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This image obtained Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, and provided by ABC News shows a package addressed to former CIA head John Brennan and an explosive device that was sent to CNN's New York office. The mail-bomb scare widened Thursday as law enforcement officials seized more suspicious packages. (ABC News via AP)

PHOTOS: Amid mail bomb threat, Postal Service employees served as ‘eyes and ears’ of law enforcement

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