Lower Allen Twp creates "SAFE ZONE" for safe public exchanges

“Safe Exchange Zone” now available at Lower Allen Township Municipal Complex

In the interest of helping to keep our community members safe, the Lower Allen Township Public Safety and Police Department announces the creation of a “Safe Exchange Zone” in the front of the municipal complex entrance driveway at 2233 Gettysburg Road. Easily accessible in an upper corner of the municipal complex parking lot, and in plain view of Gettysburg Road, are two parking spaces visibly marked and reserved for anyone that wishes to meet and complete exchanges.

This area is available for anything from financial transactions to safe child custody exchanges. The reserved open area spaces are well lit, easily visible from the public roadway, as well as the municipal building, and are monitored by video recording 24/7 with an HD camera system capable of identifying persons and their registration plates if needed.

The news is full of stories related to crime and events occurring during face to face transactions. Providing a safe location for local citizens to conduct these exchanges is not just a convenience, but rather a duty.

We call it a Safe Exchange Zone. Whatever you want to call it, more and more citizens are looking for a safe location to conduct a Craigslist, Facebook, LetGo, Close5, 5Miles, OfferUp, Kijiji, Pinterest, Etsy, GunBroker, ArmsList, local classifieds or any other face to face transactions or other exchanges you may wish to do.

Lower Allen is participating in the nationwide establishment of these Safe Deal Zones. You can search for other locations at: http://www.safedeal.zone/safe-transaction-zone-finder/