Keep Your

 Mail Safe

America's mail is vitally important to its people and its economy.  We depend on the Postal Service to keep the mail moving safely and securely and to keep customers and employees safe and secure. The information below describes how to identify a suspicious mail piece and the procedures to follow:

What constitutes a suspicious letter or parcel?

Some typical characteristics which ought to trigger suspicion include letters or parcels that:


What Should I do if I Receive an Anthrax Threat by Mail?


The simple act of paying attention to incoming mail will go a long way in keeping it safe and viable. Everyone, in the mailing community, as well as the American public, should exercise common sense.