Law Enforcement Administration

Police Resource Allocation and Deployment

Patrol Staffing Methods for Law Enforcement Managers


Plano, Texas, USA

Past Event

TCLEOSE Credit will be available.

ILEA Headquarters
at The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024

Registrar: +1.972.244.3405
ILEA: +1.972.244.3430 
Fax: +1.972.244.3431


As police budgets shrink or stagnate, and workload demands increase, law enforcement agencies are often asked to “do more with less.” Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of patrol staffing, deployment and scheduling is a critical task. This workshop will provide law enforcement managers with tools and techniques to better utilize human resources. In this hands-on course, participants will build an Excel workbook containing the necessary formulas to conduct a data-driven staffing study.

Participants are required to bring a laptop computer, preloaded with Microsoft Excel, and an external mouse. A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is strongly recommended.

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Tuition includes all instruction and handouts. Lodging and meals are excluded.

  • $500 ILEA Member
  • $550 Non-member


  • Examining the impact of management decisions on staffing
  • Creating a data-driven staffing request based on agency-specific data
  • Tailoring staff deployment to agency priorities and needs
  • Recognizing data streams leading to better management decision
  • Calculating unique shift relief factors for patrol divisions
  • Measuring return on investment (ROI) made by funding sources
  • Recognizing conflicting objectives in resource deployment

Who Should Attend?

  • Police executives and managers
  • Human resources personnel
  • Risk management staff
  • Budget and finance
  • Crime Analysts


  • Timothy J. Freesmeyer
    President, Etico Solutions, Inc.

Timothy J. Freesmeyer is President of Etico Solutions, Inc., a training and consulting corporation in Macomb, Illinois. After spending five years in faculty and administrative roles in higher education, Tim founded Etico Solutions with a concentration on law enforcement training and consulting in the discipline of resource allocation, resource deployment, and staff scheduling. Tim is past Director of Management Training for Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety, and a former police officer in Normal, Illinois, where he served in investigations, juvenile operations and patrol. He has provided onsulting services to police agencies across the country in the areas of Resource Allocation and Deployment.


TCLEOSE credit will be available.


Tuesday through Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


“Good course and excellent instructor”

“Highly beneficial courses that will be very useful...”

“Great job ... learned a lot”

- former participants

Hotel Information

Hyatt Place
3100 Dallas Parkway
Plano, TX 75093

The Hyatt Place is located approximately 4 miles from the Institute and offers a complimentary continental breakfast available weekdays from 6:30 am - 9:30 am and weekends from 7:00 am - 10:00 am featuring fresh fruit, cereals, toast, bagels, juice and coffee. Complimentary shuttle service is available within a five mile radius 7:00 am - 9:00 pm. Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access is available throughout the hotel. 24-hour fitness center and outdoor pool is available for the Hyatt Place guest.

Registrants should contact the hotel directly at least 2 weeks prior to the program date and advise them you are attending the CAILAW (plus the name of program) to obtain the reduced rate of $89 per night (plus 13% occupancy tax).

Course Cancellation Policy

Occasionally, the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) may be forced to cancel a scheduled program. Whenever possible, the decision to cancel is made at least fourteen days prior to the start of the program, and registered participants are notified once that decision has been made. If the distance to the training site requires that you make airline and/or hotel reservations, please contact ILEA (+1.972.244.3430) to inquire about the status of any program before making travel arrangements. While paid registrations in cancelled courses will be refunded in full, ILEA will not be responsible for monetary loss due to cancellations or changes in airline or hotel reservations.

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