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How to Fairly Manage and Distribute Overtime Hours

Is there a fair way to allocate overtime? So many factors come into play like hours worked, seniority, and union rules. So what is really fair and how do you manage it?

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3 Major Perks of Moving Your Officer Schedules Online

How do you access your schedule outside of the department? What about when there are call offs and you need shifts filled? Maybe you call, email, text different people in the department... one at

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9/80 Work Schedule - What is it? How Does it Work?

A 9/80 work schedule may vary slightly depending on the industry and the geographic location. The format we will discuss in this article consists of 5 days on, 3 days off, 4 days on, and 2 days

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What Shift Length Will Increase Your Officers Quality of Work Life?

Research has proven that shift length has an effect on an officer's performance. But what is the perfect length? Having short shifts makes it difficult to make sure you have 24x7 coverage. While

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How to Access Your Schedule On-The-Go: Officer Scheduling Mobile App

Why not request time off, submit your overtime hours, or sign up for open shifts from your mobile device? Have visibility of the schedule from wherever you are? Get updates about changes made to

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5 Simple Excel Formulas You Need to Know For Scheduling

Editing schedule reports? Payroll exports? Whatever it may be that you need to edit in a spreadsheet, there are few simple commands you can use to make edits much quicker.

Excel is a very powerful

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How to Implement a New System in Your Department: 5 Phases

Implementing any new software in your department will be an adjustment. It is something you must prepare for in a couple different ways. So, what is the best way to roll it out? How can you avoid

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How to Simplify Your End-of-Year Schedule Changes: Step by Step

As the end of the year approaches, many departments are beginning the process of setting their personnel schedules for next year. If you do not have the right tools, creating a new schedule can

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Personnel Shift Schedule Examples for Law Enforcement Agencies

As the end of the year approaches, we find a lot of departments scrambling to create next year's schedule. Tools in scheduling software, like PlanIt Schedule, help to make that process easier.

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Common Shift Times for Day, Mid, and Night - 8, 10, and 12 hour

Let's say you're looking at switching your personnel shift lengths and rotations. But there are so many details to figure out.

Where do you start?

Well, once you have shift length decided, the

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PlanIt Police scheduling software is extremely powerful yet easy-to-use. It is meant to simplify scheduling and enhance communication for law enforcement agencies. PlanIt was developed by Ragnasoft, Inc who have specialized in public safety scheduling solutions for over 10 years.

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