a postal inspector looking through binaculars
U.S. postal inspector conducts an investigation

As any crime fighter knows, criminals do not just fall into a detective’s lap. Finding perpetrators, and proving their guilt, can be a long and arduous process. This is no less true for postal inspectors who must gather enough evidence for a successful prosecution. Inspector Chuck Kelley, shown here, is one of many inspectors who have put in long hours building a case against a suspect.

Photo by Postal Inspector Allen McHenry