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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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.
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
Different sized departments require different scheduling rotations. If you have about 35-50 officers in your patrol division, and are struggling with schedules, these examples might be worth a try.
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
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