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Parma Police Safe Exchange Zone

Residents looking for a safe place for child custody exchanges, private property exchanges, and e-commerce transactions, may utilize the City of Parma’s Safe Exchange Zone located at the Parma Police Department.

The Safe Exchange Zone is located at the lower level public parking lot of the Parma Justice Center. The location is available to residents 24 hours a day, and has video surveillance and a police officer in the vicinity.

Sale of items such as weapons, alcohol, drugs, vehicles, boats, and other large equipment is not permitted in the safe zone.

Residents engaging in custody exchanges may use the police lobby if necessary.

Please be aware that police department employees will not:
 Take appointments for transactions,
 Act as witnesses to transactions,
 Give legal advice to citizens exchanging property,
 Assist in the act of any transactions.
 Settle civil suits related to transactions.

The City of Parma and its employees are not responsible in any way for the value, authenticity, or legitimacy of any transactions.