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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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
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
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
Looking for different ways to schedule patrol in your department? After analyzing almost 200 law enforcement personnel schedules we found 3 that were most commonly used in 100+ person departments.
Many times departments that staff around 50-75 people need different schedules than those staffing, say, 200-400 people.
Or different than those staffing 10-20 people.
So here we will discuss one:
Small departments need an efficient way to schedule for 24x7 coverage. While there may not be as many options for small departments, there are still a couple to evaluate.
Looking for a better way to schedule your 50-75 person police department? Maybe this is the article for you.
Maybe it's not.
But throughout our blog, we have many different 8, 10, and 12 hour