BRPD offering a 'Safe Transaction Zone'

BRPD offering a 'Safe Transaction Zone'

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department has set up a "Safe Transaction Zone" for those making purchases from online sites.

The area will be set up in the northeast parking lot of the BRPD headquarters building located at 9000 Airline Highway.

Residents will be able to meet up with buyers or sellers to show, inspect or purchase property while conducting online transactions in a safer way.

Although the parking lot will be monitored by surveillance cameras 24 hours a day 7 days a week, police ask that the meetings take place during daylight hours.

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