Re-evaluating patrol schedules for your department? You came to the right place. We collected data from over 100 departments patrol schedules. We categorized the differences by number of
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Do you ever get the feeling that there is just too much to do in a day?
With the amount of tasks you face when you walk in the door, taking time to write a schedule may be the last thing you want
Your department isn't huge but its not small either. So what kind of schedule is best for a 50 person department?
There are a lot of options but in this article we will go over the 3 most popular
If you are an administrator, especially dealing with payroll or scheduling, you have probably heard the term "accrual" before.
But what are time off accruals? How do they work? How can you manage
While 12-hour shifts can be exhausting, they have some promising advantages.
They are the most popular shift length used by the departments using our system (PlanIt Schedule).
So there has to be a
When evaluating the different patrol schedules that law enforcement agencies (that use PlanIt) use, we evaluated which ones were the most popular overall.
It turns out, that 12-hour schedules were
Many people argue that 12-hour shift schedules in a 24-hour agency are the most effective and provide the best outcome for managers and employees alike.
12-hour shifts are pretty common in 24-hour agencies. We found that approximately 41% of law enforcement departments that use PlanIt, schedule with 12-hour shifts.
While they do seem to make
Creating, posting, and maintaining schedules to cover round the clock is not a simple task.
It can become very time consuming and, if not done properly, create a lot of issues.
One huge issue we
Law enforcement schedules can be a headache to create and maintain.
Do you use 12, 10, or 8-hour shifts? There are pros and cons to each but this article will provide some insight for those