Mail Security Operations

Mail Security Operations:
This program provides mail handlers, sorters and screening personnel the opportunity to learn and refine techniques for the detection and response to threats sent through the postal system. Training topics and activities include:
  • Review of mail attacks
  • Threat awareness
    1. Improvised explosive devices
    2. Non-lethal parcel devices
    3. Biological threats
    4. Chemical threats
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Security equipment operation and safety protocols
    1. X-ray inspection systems
    2. Explosive traced detection
    3. Biological threat detection systems
    4. Chemical threat detection systems
  • Threat detection training
    1. Suspicious package characteristics
    2. Safe opening procedures
  • Response training