ALABASTER, Ala. (WIAT) — There’s now a safe place to conduct transactions made on trading
websites, like Craigslist.
Last week, the City of Alabaster created its first “Safe Trade Zone,” to avoid these dangerous or
“The intent of this is to provide people an opportunity to do their trade that they would have
conducted otherwise, maybe somewhere not as public,” Henry said.
The trade zone is behind the city’s old municipal complex, across from the Alabaster Police
Department. It’s also equipped with multiple surveillance cameras, which record 24 hours a day
(though they are not constantly monitored).