Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-191).
Introduction -- The USPS's monopolies and its role in public safety -- Relaxing the mailbox rule : effect on public safety and security incidents -- Relaxing the mailbox rule : effect on the IS's ability to detect, deter, and investigate crime -- Public perceptions about relaxing the mailbox rule -- Conclusions and issues for further consideration.
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The United States Postal Service has a statutory monopoly to deliver mail to mailboxes, but there are arguments to relax that monopoly. This study assesses the public safety concerns of doing so and makes recommendations to address these concerns.