Postal Service Conducts “Research” After Joplin Worker Caught on Camera Tossing Package

Joplin, MO –

The U.S. Postal Service says it’s “researching” a case that involved one of its workers tossing a package towards a Joplin home.  Jade Schumann says she, along with many other people, have seen videos on the internet showing delivery workers throwing packages.  But she never thought it would happen to her.

Schumann is used to people taking detours to her home because of nearby construction.  But what happened Sunday…

Schumann says, “Very ridiculous!”

Schumann wants to know why a Joplin postal carrier, seen on security video, took a shortcut, of sorts, of delivering a package to her front door.

Schumann says, “I was just like, oh my gosh!  Really?”

We’ve blurred out the postal carrier’s face.  The U.S. Postal Service confirmed to us this person is a Joplin Post Office worker.  Schumann’s doorbell security camera is what recorded the carrier toss her package towards her front door.

“The distance of my porch, it’s definitely under 10 feet.  Maybe six to eight feet,” says Schumann.

Nothing breakable was in that package, but the post office is now still dealing with a seemingly fragile situation.  In a statement, a post office spokesperson says, “The vast majority of the nearly five billion packages shipped using the U.S. Postal Service each year arrive swiftly, safely and intact.  However, even one mishandled package is unacceptable and does not reflect the careful efforts of the thousands of professional, dedicated carriers and clerks in our workforce.”

Schumann says another postal carrier has since come to her door with much less hurry to leave.

“He said the postmaster might be reaching out to me later, and he was sorry, as a mail carrier, that that happened,” says Schumann.

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Every single carrier should assume they every single house has a camera. The reason why everyone has a camera is beyond. The carrier shouldn’t be throwing parcels at the porch, but then again, customers would be shocked to see how they are distributed in office.

Parcels are thrown from the time they are accepted , until they are delivered. .Just common sense should tell you that there is no time to gently carry every box through every step of handling..especially when the PO only gives approximately 30 seconds to deliver that package. ..

Hurry Hurry Hurry. They love the runners till they get caught cutting corners.

The video of automated parcel handling says, a parcel must be able to withstand an eleven foot vertical drop…..
Customers whining about, while getting FREE DELIVERY 6 days a week….

Really folks…How many stand up talks do we have to have about “bowling” packages…take the things to the door…makes us all look bad!!!

who ever this is could not take a couple extra step to put it by the door really come on man grow up and do your job right

If they only knew how many times their package is thrown before the carrier receives it.

Looks like a city carrier, couldn’t see the video. Micromanaged much? 5 seconds at each stop would probably add up after awhile. And I would like to go to these peoples place of employment and critique their performance, I’m sure every place does things that a regular customer would “very ridiculous”!

That’s all their good at is research and it will cost millions