Is there a fair way to allocate overtime? So many factors come into play like hours worked, seniority, etc. So what is fair and how do you manage it?
Topic: Law Enforcement
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...
Funding for police departments is not always easy to get. Whether the area just does not have a big enough budget, or there is a lot of new technology that you want to get, it can be difficult. The good news is that there are 2 big sources of funding that you could try...
Have you heard of Nixle & Nextdoor but aren't quite sure what they are or how they work? In this article we will look at their functionality in law enforcement.
Vehicle, certification, and equipment tracking... how do you manage all of this information? Document and store it in one public safety software tool.
Many argue that 12 hour shift schedules in a 24-hour agency provide the best outcome for managers and employees alike. But why do some people not like 12 hour..
Law enforcement technology is ever changing. Let's look at a few ways in which you can overcome your fear of change to be most efficient & successful in...
12 hour shift schedules are very common in law enforcement. Almost 50% of PlanIt Police users schedule with 12 hour shifts. There are at least 7 major...
Creating, posting, and maintaining personnel schedules to cover round the clock is not a simple task. What are some tools you can use in your department to...
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...
Looking for different ways to schedule patrol in your department? Check out these 3 officer scheduling examples for departments with 100+ employees.
50 person departments schedule differently than 15 person or 200 person departments. Here we will discuss the 12 hour shift schedule known as the [4 on 4 off].
Veterans Day is a time when we honor those who have served in the military. In this post, we will share an interview with a veteran from our office.
Looking for a better way to schedule your 50-75 person police department? Check out this 10 hour shift schedule example that you may not have heard of before...
Thinking about switching to a 10 hour shift schedule? Or maybe you're just curious how other departments schedule with 10 hour shifts.
What 8 hour shift schedule examples have you evaluated? Check out the top 3 we have come across to see if one of them would be a better fit for your department.
There are a few ways to cover 24x7 staffing but one option is to use 12 hour shifts. 12 hour shift schedule examples for Police Dept.'s have become easier to...
When implementing new police software in your department, it is helpful to use the best teaching/training method: direct instruction. Do you know the 3 phases?
Getting the wrong software is like catching the wrong train. Make sure you follow this key rule so that you don't get ripped off with your new police software.
Social media in law enforcement has become more common. It is a great way to get information out to the community. But how can you improve your social media?
Check out the top 7 recommended PTSD books based on customer ratings/reviews. PTSD help is everywhere. Get educated. Help yourself. Help someone else...
Law Enforcement Technology has been continually improving each year. Here are some recommendations from Upper Allen Twp PD based off of what they use.
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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