Buena Park's Police Department created a designated exchange zone for buyers and sellers of online goods. Its presence on the police department parking lot, with several cameras, may make these exchanges safer. The spaces are at their headquarters, 6640 Beach Blvd. Buena Park is located in Orange County, CA.
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Forks Township police to set up a safe transaction area in its parking lot at the township municipal building at 1606 Sullivan Trail for people exchanging goods through online classifieds sites. The section of parking lot was chosen because it's well-lit and under surveillance from cameras at both the municipal building and police station. During business hours, the location is easily visible to township employees and police.
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A growing number of police departments in Connecticut are using their properties to provide a safe place for residents who buy and sell products on the internet. Guilford, Hartford, Waterford and Montville are among the Connecticut police departments offering their parking lots or lobbies as safe exchange areas.. Read the full story here.