Postal Workers To Receive Missing People Alerts

Postal workers are to receive alerts of missing and vulnerable people as part of a new agreement between Royal Mail (RM) and the charity Missing People.

RM's 124,000 postal workers will receive images and descriptions of missing children and adults to hand-held scanners, usually used to track deliveries.

These alerts will be issued based on geographical location, or when necessary nationally across the whole network.

The move marks the first time a private business has made its communication channels available to a national charity. It will begin on 1st December.


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