While the 9/80 schedule is a little more complex, it can be a great option for small departments. It only requires 6 officers to cover 24/7...
Topic: Public Safety
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?
Whether you're out on patrol, at the station, or anywhere in between you'll have full visibility of your schedule. You'll get updates about schedule changes, when your time off has been approved or your shift trade has been declined. Stay up to date and keep communication flowing at all times...
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?
Are you looking into switching your personnel shift lengths and rotations? Check out these common day, mid, and night shift schedules used by 24/7 organizations.
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.
When you are thinking about switching to a new software provider, does customer service come into the question? How can you be successful starting up with a new software?
Imagine a time when an officer is walking down the street they can look at somebody and know their criminal history...
PlanIt Scheduling Software is constantly being updated. Recently we had a major interface update that is not only more visually appealing, but also more mobile friendly! Check out 5 of the specific updates here...
Law enforcement professionals are using technology more and more to keep their officers and communities safe. Learn about 5 common tools here!
Law enforcement scheduling software has saved departments hundreds of hours and dollars over the years. So what are the circumstances where a department would not want to purchase it?
Some departments struggle with how to calculate time off accruals. It is important to understand exactly what they are, how they work, and how to handle them.
Thinking of 12 hours shifts? Check out some of the positives to see if 12 hour shifts are a good option for your department...
Currently using paper timecards and looking to understand more about biometric time clocks? Here we will discuss what they are, costs, pros, cons...
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..
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...
The best law enforcement conferences/expos for technology for 2018 are based on 2017 results. After attending and/or researching these expos, the results are in
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].
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...
View the top 3 schedule examples for mid sized police departments. This includes one 8 hour shift schedule, 10 hour shift schedule, and 12 hour shift schedule.
A 25 person department can use 8 hour shifts, 10 hour shifts, and/or 12 hour shifts. In this example, we will look at a 12 hour shift schedule using [3on 3 off]
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...
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.
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What are scheduling templates? Well in scheduling software for law enforcement, we use templates to make scheduling more efficient. Want to learn how?
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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