DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department designates ‘Safe Exchange Zone’ for online sales

DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department designates ‘Safe Exchange Zone’ for online sales

DESOTO COUNTY, MS (WMC) - DeSoto County authorities are being proactive to prevent crime in their community.

The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday announced a “Safe Exchange Zone” for residents to exchange merchandise like products purchased on social media.

“It can always be a little uncomfortable meeting a stranger to exchange money and merchandise, so we have created a safer way to do it with the cops literally sitting at your backdoor,” reads the announcement from the sheriff’s department.

DeSoto County Sheriff's Department designates 'Safe Exchange Zone' for online sales

The department also suggests the exchange zone be used by single parents to pick up their children if there are custody issues.

The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department is at 3091 Industrial Dr. in West Hernando.

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