The Irving Police Department has established an “Exchange Zone” in the front parking lot of the Criminal Justice Center located at 305 N. O’Connor Road. The exchange zone is provided as a location to conduct legal e-commerce style transactions or to conduct child custodial exchanges. Any other lawful transactions or meetings are also permitted. The zone, marked by a sign and two distinct parking spaces, is under continuous video surveillance.
The exchange zone was created to provide a favorable meeting place to conduct face-to-face transactions; however, it is important to exercise good judgment when meeting with strangers. There are individuals who use various forums to perpetrate scams, sell stolen property or victimize others.
Regardless of whether the exchange zone is used, please consider the following safety tips: