Washington Township Police establish a safe exchange location

WASHINGTON TWP N.J. (Warren County) – The Washington Township Police Department has announced a safe exchange location, according to a news release.

Throughout the state there have been numerous instances of robberies, assaults and thefts that have occurred when people meet to make exchanges from deals they have made online.

According to Washington Township police, “While none of these have happened in Washington Township, we have established a safe exchange location to help prevent these things.”

Two parking spaces in the upper parking lot of the Washington Township Police Department, located at 211 route 31 north, have been designated a safe exchange location, police said.

The spaces are signed and are under 24 hour recorded surveillance. Police officers will NOT be involved in or witness any transactions, police said.

This service is being provided as a courtesy to our residents,police said.

By: Jay Edwards
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(Photo Credit: Washington Twp Police)