2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Rural Postal Carrier Dies After Vicious Attack by Pack of Dogs in Putnam County, Florida

Pam Rock, 61, a rural postal carrier, was killed by a pack of dogs in Interlachen, Florida. Dogs Escaped Enclosure UPDATE 08/24/22: On Tuesday, the Putnam County Sheriff's office held a press conference regarding the death of Pamela Rock, 61, a rural postal carrier, who died after being viciously attacked by five dogs while working her route. Deputies found Rock lying in the street with "heavy trauma." They applied multiple torniquets to control the bleeding, Col. Joseph W… [Read full blog post]

U.S. Postal Service Letter Carrier Murdered After Dispute Escalates Over Vicious Dog and Stimulus Check Delivery

Shooter's Mail Had Been Suspended Due to Vicious Dog Angela Summers was murdered after a dispute involving a vicious dog escalated. Criminal Complaint Indianapolis, IN - On April 27, 2020, a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) carrier was shot and killed while delivering mail in the 400 block of North Denny Street. Angela Summers, 45-years old, was taken to Eskenazi Hospital, where she died. Summers was shot outside a home where she had complained about a vicious dog. Mail service at… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Prevention Week: Protect Your Postal Carrier from Damaging Dog Bites, Highlights of Recent Carrier Attacks

Observing 2019 National Dog Bite Prevention Week┬«1 Read a brief history of National Dog Bite Prevention Week and how, over the years, various co-sponsors of the annual event have utilized this safety week to push their national agendas. Last year, 5,714 Postal Service employees were victimized by dogs, down from 6,244 in 2017. Learn about the cities with the most attacks and view the 2018 Postal Service dog attack map. We highlight two recent postal carrier dog maulings: a b… [Read full blog post]