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    O/R wants to know (staying over shift)

    O/R want to know: how often do you find yourself having to stay beyond the end of your normal shift?
    Check your feelings at the door!

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    Rarely. But it happens from time to time.
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    As a patrolman on nights, almost never. As a patrolman on days, probably 50% of the time.

    As a watch commander, almost every shift, nights or days, worse on days.

    As a detective, it was not all that common but getting called back out was.

    In my current job running communications and detention, I get here early and stay late almost daily.
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    When I worked for the Sheriff's Department it happened all the time. We had about 456 sq miles to patrol and it was not rare to get sent on a call about 45 minutes away with 15 minutes left in your shift. (SUCKED).

    Now with the City I work for it does not happen very much just a few times a year and if I do have to stay it is for a very short time!
    Check your feelings at the door!

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    Happens about 2-3 times a month.

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    At current staffing levels (read: no part time help) it happens almost once a week on days, and once a month on nights.
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    On days amd swings it was happening a few times a week. We shall see on nights now. I hope so. I like OT. Reca. Your old county was small. My old county was just under 4000 square miles.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Reca View Post
    When I worked for the Sheriff's Department it happened all the time. We had about 456 sq miles to patrol and it was not rare to get sent on a call about 45 minutes away with 15 minutes left in your shift. (SUCKED).

    Now with the City I work for it does not happen very much just a few times a year and if I do have to stay it is for a very short time!
    Plus 1,my "beat" is 275 sq miles.

 

 

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