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Managing a Shift Schedule on the Home Front

October 16, 2013
A husband on a shift schedule has been known to drive a solid wife nutty, make a grown woman scream, or throw a calm child into tantrum mode. Living this way for any length of time is like living in a constant state of jet lag.

Detroit Chief Eliminates Mandatory 12-Hour Shifts

September 17, 2013
Detroit Police officers will not longer be required to work three 12-hour shifts, newly appointed Chief James Craig announced today. Beginning Oct. 14, Detroit PD officers will begin working eight-hour shifts.

Preparing Yourself for Duty

November 12, 2012
Planning is simple, it takes minutes to avoid hours of frustration. I stay amazed at those who don't listen or catch the weather reports.

Maryland Police Lose Bargaining Rights

November 7, 2012
Voters in Montgomery County, Md., stripped the Fraternal Order of Police's Lodge 35 of some of its bargaining rights by approving the Question B measure.

How to Balance Work, School, and Family

August 10, 2012
No, I do not hold any super powers giving me the ability to increase the number of hours in a day. My life was chaos until I was able to set up a schedule built on time management and communication.

Take Time Off To Recharge Your Battery

March 19, 2012
You're the hardest working cop on the shift in the precinct, and you're determined to make your mark on the department. Whoa! Let's talk about the long-term effects on you, if this pace continues.

The Rest Stop

January 13, 2012

I'd like to take a minute to ponder one of the issues that remains an unspoken truth about our natures and at the same time can dominate our attention with great urgency. That is the need for the human body to process waste.

Phoenix Police Test Extended Shifts

January 5, 2012
Starting Monday, Phoenix Police officers will begin testing extended shifts for its officers, the department has announced. Under a six-month pilot program, officers from the Cactus Park Precinct will work three days of shifts of 13 hours and 20 minutes followed by four days off.

Study: 40% of Officers Have Sleep Disorder

December 22, 2011
A survey of U.S. and Canadian police officers reveals that 40% of respondents suffer from a sleep disorder that may cause health issues, affect job performance, or create safety issues.

N.Y. State Sergeants Agree To 10-Hour Shifts

October 5, 2011
Under terms of the agreement, sergeants receive additional days off. However, they will be scheduled to work more hours in a year. The new schedule is expected to help eliminate scheduling gaps, which during a testing phase saved over 43 percent in overtime costs.

Get Your Proper Rest

August 15, 2011
Listen to your colleagues and, most of all, listen to your body. On the day you want to go out, if you need your rest, grab some. Your rest and recuperation from the stresses of the job, shift work, and life are worth the investment.

Federal Grant Expands Police Fatigue Study

June 15, 2011
The study will focus on the role of fatigue and distraction in police officer performance, and will be completed at the center, which is located at Washington State University in Spokane.

Shift Schedules Spreadsheets

October 1, 2005
Employee scheduling spreadsheets from Shift Schedules can now transfer employee shift and task assignments to your Outlook Calendar and to your PDA and Smart Phone Calendar for easy reference. A text file in standard vCalendar format is created by the spreadsheet that can be saved on your computer and imported into Outlook for viewing and transfer to your PDA or Smart Phone.
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