Mile High Magazine 12/17/2023 Protecting Our Letter Carriers

Guest: Richard Byrne President Colorado State Association of Letter Carriers Letter carriers have seen a 300% increase in attacks and robberies, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Only 14% of these incidents have resulted in federal prosecutions. To enhance safety, carriers are advised to vary routines and stay vigilant. In some areas of the country, carriers have faced sexual assaults. Their only defense is pepper spray against aggressive dogs. Public support and checking on carriers can make a difference.

Published: Monday, December 18, 2023   |   Runtime: 15:26