Ohio Police Department Forced To Cut Back On Patrols Over Record Gas Prices

Ohio Police Department Forced To Cut Back On Patrols Over Record Gas Prices


One Ohio police department is being forced to cut back on patrols due to the nation’s soaring gas prices, according to a new report.

South Zanesville Police Chief Mark Ross shared the news during a Wednesday interview with Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.”

“We’re not as visible as we normally want to be,” Ross said. “We’d like to move around through our village and let people see us.”

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Approximately 2,000 people live in South Zanesville. The stationary patrol method is a response to cut costs despite increases in the department’s budget.

“We’re going to be over our budget if it continues,” Ross added.

The Ohio police department is not alone. The Isabella County Sheriff’s Office in central Michigan said last week that it had already exhausted its fuel funds several

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