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The role of the United States Postal Service in public safety and security : implications of relaxing the mailbox monopoly

Author: Lois M Davis; et al
Publisher: Santa Monica : RAND Corp., 2008.
Series: Rand Corporation monograph series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Role of the United States Postal Service in public safety and security.
Santa Monica : RAND Corp., 2008
(DLC) 2008044821
(OCoLC)263300375
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lois M Davis; et al
ISBN: 9780833046604 0833046608
OCLC Number: 341154692
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 191 p.) : ill.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Rand Corporation monograph series.
Responsibility: Lois M. Davis ... [et al.].

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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.

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