CHICAGO (CBS) — Letter carriers in Chicago and elsewhere have asked the U.S. Postal Service to make some safety changes to get them off the streets before dark.
WBBM News’s Mike Krauser reports Chicago area letter carriers said assaults, robberies, and gunfire have them worried about safety at night.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Remains In Parts Of Illinois And Indiana; Lake Effect Snow Lingers
“In the past, they … letter carriers usually get a free pass. We don’t feel that security with the uniform that we used to,” said Mack Julion, president of the Chicago branch of the National Association of Letter Carriers.