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The Cocoa Police Department s the Sheriff's Office, the Melbourne Police Department and many law enforcement agencies nationwide providing a safer way to conclude online transactions for sellers and buyers. The city announced this week it is deating the east parking lot of police headquarters, located at W. King Street, as an internet purchase exchange zone. Police spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez said that area is well lit and has had security cameras in place there for years, which makes it an ideal place to meet at any time of the day.
s are posted in the parking lot to make it clear where people should park to be within line of sight of the camera. Law enforcement has been concerned about the scenarios where people meet strangers to complete a deal made on Craigslist or other websites. Sometimes, crimes have occurred.
In January, Tampa police said a year-old man and his son tried to sell a dirt bike to two teens during a Craigslist transaction. Instead, it was a set-up for a robbery and the man was shot and killed. Detectives made two arrests in the case. And in early , some Mims teenagers posted Craigslist advertisements for electronics to lure targets to homes in Titusville, the Brevard County Sheriff's Office said.
Martinez said police didn't have any specific incidents in mind when they decided to offer the parking as an exchange zone. The Sheriff's Office established internet safe zones in late for its precincts in Melbourne, Titusville, Merritt Island and Viera. Alarm Specialists of West Melbourne provided the cameras for each location. In Melbourne, police encourage people to use its lobby at North Apollo Boulevard as a rendezvous point. Facebook Twitter . Another 'safe zone' available for internet sales.
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