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
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
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