Police and Fire Sick Leave Abuse: Trends and Real-World Solutions

Using technology and policy changes to reduce sick leave abuse in police and fire departments.

White paper analyzes the results of a recent sick leave abuse survey by PoliceOne.com and FireRescue1.com which show that it is a problem for many departments — and that a large part of resolving it means moving to a more efficient and consistent scheduling process.

Sick leave abuse has become a growing concern for police and fire departments today. It has a negative impact on staffing decisions and relationships within departments and beyond to include municipal decision makers and the public. This white paper analyzes the results of a recent sick leave abuse survey by PoliceOne.com and FireRescue1.com which show that it is a problem for many departments — and that a large part of resolving it means moving to a more efficient and consistent scheduling process.

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