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Missouri Police Department Chooses Officer Scheduling App

Marceline Police Department improves scheduling process.

Marceline - Missouri, April 05, 2017


Atlas Business Solutions, Inc. has announced that Marceline Police Department has chosen ScheduleAnywhere as the software used to manage their officer and staff schedules.


Because police officers work shifts around the clock, having a central location to manage multiple people and multiple schedules at once has proven to be a big time saver to the police department. In the past, they used a basic spreadsheet to track everything. Now, with the ScheduleAnywhere's police scheduling app, they're able to schedule people in a fraction of the time.


One of the features the department uses the most is the time off request form. Having the ability to track and manage time off requests in digital format shaves time off of the management team and saves paper from reprinting the schedule.


With the new fiscal year, the Marceline Police Department is especially looking forward to using ScheduleAnywhere's ability to calculate scheduled hours. They have found that this makes it very easy to track overtime and the amount of money spent on salaries throughout the year. Not only will that help to keep the year's budget in control, but it will also help when budgeting for the next fiscal year.


Notifying officers about shift changes or special dates used to be a chore. With ScheduleAnywhere's messaging system, management is able to send messages directly to employees when there is a change.


The entire Marceline Police Department is happy with the switch.


"My officers love the schedule app. They can look at their schedule from their smart phone, put in requests; it is very versatile," says the Chief of Police, Bob Donelson.


"This was a great investment for our department. The amount of money it saves me in down time of scheduling more than pays for the program."


What is ScheduleAnywhere?
ScheduleAnywhere is online employee scheduling software from Atlas Business Solutions. This Software as a Service (SaaS) works for any business that schedules shifts, including healthcare, public safety, energy, government, retail and business services. The software ensures proper shift coverage, eliminates scheduling conflicts, manages shift rotations, tracks time-off and hours scheduled, handles staff availability and time-off requests, tracks skills and certifications, and estimates payroll costs. ScheduleAnywhere is used by thousands of managers and businesses daily to streamline the employee scheduling process. Free trial accounts are available and pricing is based on the number of employees scheduled. For more information, please visit


Jonathan Forknell