Hudson– The City of Hudson Police Department has announced the designation of “Transaction Safe Place” at the Hudson Police department
These locations, identified by conspicuous Transaction Safe Place signs, are located in the parking lot on Police Department property and are under 24-hour video surveillance.
As person to person internet purchases and transactions become prevalent in modern society, the City of Hudson Police Department wants to ensure the safety of our residents and community, By designating a safe meetup location to complete these transactions, the risk to consumers of becoming the victim of fraud or crimes against their person is minimized in the presence of law enforcement.
Residents are encouraged to utilize these locations when meeting an internet contact in person, especially for the first time:
5th ward Alderman elect Dominic Merante who has provided the signs, stated, “With internet transactions being so common these days, newly launched Transaction Safe Place program is even more essential for the continued safety of our residents.
the monitored areas will drastically decrease the chances of our residents becoming the victim of fraud or a more serious crime. “I’m extremely proud of our Police Department and Chief Ed Moore who immediately recognized the benefit of this program and was totally supportive from the start. I think this community outreach initiative is another way the Hudson Police department cares about the community it serves” Dominic Merante