Wauchula PD introduces “Internet Purchase Exchange Location”

From the Wauchula Police Department:

As we approach the busy holiday season, please keep safety in mind concerning online transactions and transactions from the internet that require a face-to-face exchange.

The Wauchula Police Department has a monitored parking space at the WPD Headquarters located at 128 S. 7th Ave, next to the flagpole that is dedicated for these exchanges. This area is monitored by video surveillance for your safety.

“We encourage members of our community to make online transaction exchanges in well-lit and monitored areas. WPD would be happy to standby with you if you would like during these exchanges.
Simply call the Hardee County Sheriff’s Office Consolidated dispatch center at 863-773-4144 and ask that a WPD Officer to meet you at our exchange location for a commercial transaction. Your safety is our highest priority.”

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