Exchange Zones for Online Transactions in Montgomery County, Maryland
The Montgomery County Department of Police has designated Exchange Zones for residents to complete online transactions. These Exchange Zones are located at each of the six police district station’s lobbies and parking lots (with the exception of the Second District parking lot):
When selling or purchasing items from an unknown person, the Montgomery County Department of Police offers the following safety tips:
* Always meet the buyer or seller at an exchange zone that
is well populated, well lit, and preferably at a designated
police exchange zone.
* Tell a friend or family member where you’re going to meet
someone and when possible, take a friend with you.
Inform the buyer/seller that you will not be alone.
* Trust your instincts – if it sounds like a scam or too good
to be true, it probably is.
* Do not invite strangers into your home.
* Never give out any personal or financial information.
This Exchange Zone program is being implemented to
help reduce and deter crimes such as theft, robbery, and
Please note that Montgomery County Police employees will not participate in transactions. However, parties are encouraged to call 9-1-1 if a crime occurs.
For additional information, to include the addresses of all six police district stations, please visit:
This is a Montgomery County Police Department announcement.
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