Appoint a Mail Center Security Coordinator

Postal Inspectors recommend you appoint a mail center security coordinator to oversee operations, ensure that security protocols are followed, and assure accountability for your mail.


Mail Center Security Coordinator Roles and Responsibilities



Oversight and Training

Oversees screening process and ensures all deliveries are channeled through the mail center.

Trains employees in detecting suspicious letters and packages, verifications, safe handling, and communications with security and management in any crisis.


Assumes command of the situation when a suspicious letter or package is identified by mail center employees during the screening process.

Safety Enforcement

Ensures that personnel who detect suspicious mail place a safe distance between themselves and the item and that employees don’t cluster around the item.

Ensures that only mail center employees have access to the mail.