Meridian Township Police Department Offer Safe Place for Online Transactions
The Meridian Township Police Department reminds residents they can use police facilities as a safe location to complete Facebook Marketplace transactions as well as Craigslist, Let Go, Offer Up and any other online transaction type of service.
There is no need to call ahead or make an appointment – buyers and sellers can use the foyer of the Public Safety Building at any time.
Personal Online Buying and Selling Safety Tips from online sites:
• Meet in a public place
• Consider having a friend accompany you
• Do not meet in a secluded place, or invite strangers into your home
• Be especially careful when buying/selling high value items
• Tell a friend or family member where and when you are going
• Take your cell phone along
• Trust your instincts
• Make the payment in person
• Know what items and actions are prohibited