The Pittsburg Police Department has taken the safe-ground concept out the front door, opening last week what it calls an "exchange zone" in front of the City Hall and police station.
Two specially-marked parking spaces, each with an "exchange zone" sign saying the area "has been designated for conducting private property transactions," are well-lighted and monitored around the clock by surveillance cameras to deter bad-guy buyers and sellers.
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2/15/2017 05:26:00 am
Pittsburgh has had an "h" at the end of its name since 1911. :)
2/15/2017 07:10:35 am
Sean, thanks for the comment. That is true for the Pittsburgh in PA. However, this story was from Pittsburg, CA.
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