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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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3 Most Popular Schedule Examples for a 35 Person Department

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.

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Most Common Patrol Rotations for 75 Officers - 3 Schedule Examples

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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Top 3 Most Popular Schedule Examples for a 50 Person Department

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

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Law Enforcement Schedules: Top 8, 10, and 12-Hour Shift Examples

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

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Negatives of 12-Hour Shift Schedules and How to Best Manage Them

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.

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7 Different 12 Hour Shift Schedule Examples to Cover Round the Clock

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

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6 of the Best 8-Hour Shift Schedules to Cover 24x7

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

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3 Most Common Patrol Schedules for a 100+ Person Police Department

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.

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Patrol Schedule Example For a 50 Person Police Department: 4 on 4 off

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:

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