If you use Craigslist, the most important thing is to be alert of danger with transactions. South Portland Police Department is being proactive and offering you a place to keep it safe. 

Stranger danger? It's the same for adults as kids. When dealing with transactions with Craigslist, you are putting yourself into danger meeting total strangers to do business. South Portland Police Department gets a HUGE kudos for all their work developing the "Online Transaction Safety Zone" at the PD. South Portland PD officers suggest the PD parking lot because it is well lit and there are surveillance videos always going. Plus you are close to the police if you need them. here is more info...

South Portland Police Dept.

30 Anthoine St.

South Portland Maine (207) 874-8575