Research has proven that shift length does have an effect on an officer's performance. You don't want the shifts too short, but you don't want shifts too long... So what is the perfect length?
Topic: 8 Hour Shifts
As the end of the year approaches, many departments are beginning the process of setting their personnel schedules for next year. With so much involved, what's the easiest way to do that?
Creating a schedule for the new year? We are here to help. This article includes a compilation of shift schedule examples for personnel in 24/7 organizations. It is split up by shift times (ex: 8, 10, and 12-hour shifts), and by department size (number of officers). Browse and download...
Let's say you're looking at switching your personnel shift lengths and rotations. Day, mid, and night shift times need to be adjusted. Check out the most common times we have seen used by 24/7 organizations that use our system.
Different sized police departments require different scheduling rotations. If you have about 35-50 officers in your patrol division, and are struggling with schedules, these rotations might be worth a try.
Looking for help creating new patrol schedules in your department? Here are a few schedule examples that departments around 75 people have used.
Law enforcement schedules can be a headache to create/maintain. Do you use 12, 10, or 8-hour shifts? This article will provide some insight on 8 hour shifts...
PlanIt Police is an online scheduling system for police departments. PlanIt is developed by Ragnasoft, Inc which has specialized in public safety scheduling solutions for over 10 years.
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