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BRPD creates "Safe Transaction Zone" for online purchases

8 years 6 months 1 week ago Friday, November 13 2015 Nov 13, 2015 November 13, 2015 8:52 AM November 13, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE- There's a new safe zone for people to meet up and exchange items and money for online purchases.

The Baton Rouge Police Department set up a "Safe Transaction Zone" in the parking lot next to its headquarters on Airline Highway.

The transaction zone acts as a non-threatening location for people to show, inspect or purchase property that is for sale online.

The parking lot is monitored by surveillance cameras 24 hours a day, but police request that people schedule their transactions during daylight hours.

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