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, 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
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
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
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