NOTICE: Effective Monday, March 23, City of Creedmoor Mayor Bobby Wheeler and Granville County Board Chair David Smith have issued joint declarations of a State of Emergency in the City of Creedmoor and Granville County. The emergency declarations reaffirm all previously issued Executive Orders by Governor Roy Cooper, and Mayor Wheeler's declaration reaffirms restrictions put in place by Granville County along with a few other items specific to City of Creedmoor-owned facilities.
City facilities including City Hall, Community Development Offices, and playground/picnic facilities at Lake Rogers Park and Harris Park are closed to the public until further notice. Visitor access to the Creedmoor Police Dept will be restricted via intercom confirmation of necessity. Non-essential city personnel will be available through teleworking arrangements during business hours to assist residents by phone or email. Please call the main line (919) 528-3332, Option 0 or email email@example.com. Read the Declarations.
Overview The Creedmoor Police Department has instituted a Safe Exchange Zone on City Hall property to provide a public space for personal exchanges such as craigslist® and eBay® sales.
Although headlines often emphasize cases in which individuals are scammed or attacked, the vast majority of purchases made via craigslist® or eBay® typically transpire with little or no trouble. In an effort to reduce the likelihood of these types of incidents, the Creedmoor PD decided to create a Safe Exchange Zone.
Location A sign is posted near Masonic Street in the Police Department parking lot at Creedmoor City Hall to indicate the designated exchange area. The area has video surveillance but is not manned with police. Police Chief Keith King stated, “City Hall houses the police department which has 24/7 staffing, this, along with existing cameras and the newly dedicated Safe Exchange Zone video surveillance camera, will assist in protecting our citizens when meeting with buyers and sellers from online sales contacts.”
The Safe Exchange Zone is accessible at all times of the day and night; however Chief King recommends that citizens arrange their transactions during daylight hours and that they always bring a friend.