Ohio police cut back patrols over gas prices: 'We're going to be over budget'

The South Zanesville Police Department’s decision came as the national average retail price for gasoline colpire $ 5, quasi $ 2 per gallon more than the average in June of 2021.

Chief Mark Ross said his department is instead conductingstationary patrolsto save on gas when possible.

Stationary patrol, Ross explained, is when an officer parks their patrol car in a visible area like a parking lot or residential area near a road with high traffic.

SUMMER OF BIDENFLATION MEANS HARDSHIP, HIGH PRICES FOR AMERICANS

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA - MAGGIO 25: Gas prices over $  7.00 a gallon are displayed at a Chevron gas station on May 25, 2022 in Menlo Park, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA – MAGGIO 25: Gas prices over $ 7.00 a gallon are displayed at a Chevron gas station on May 25, 2022 in Menlo Park, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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