Insane gas prices are not only causing a financial crisis but also a safety crisis too.
Many emergency responders across the United States are now limiting their number of responses to 911 calls due to the current gas prices.
Scott Matice, captain of the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office stated that officers under his command will collect evidence by phone and do most of their traffic work while idling instead of doing patrols.
Most small police departments across the United States have already run through their entire 2022 fuel budget which is the reason why many emergency responders are limiting physical responses.
Record gas prices are "forcing emergency responders in smaller communities to cut costs," including limiting the number of 911 calls to which they