Pa. departments deal with higher gas prices


By Allison Steele
The Philadelphia Inquirer

In Upper Darby, where many police officers drive between 60 and 70 miles a day, patrols could soon get a lot shorter.

With gas prices climbing, Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood says he may try to cut patrol miles by half. Instead of cruising neighborhoods, officers would park in high-crime areas and travel from there, he said. The strategy would save money, but lengthen response time to some places.

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