With the highest per capita rate of incarceration of any country, American correctional agencies and jails are urgently searching for new and innovative technologies to better manage the needs of inmate population growth. Improving staff performance, preparedness, and accountability are key factors in the success of maintaining a safe infrastructure for the public, staff, and inmates themselves.
COSS (Correction Officer Scheduling System) provides a customized scheduling solution specifically for correctional agencies and jails that was designed to meet the real-world challenges facing criminal justice facilities today. Written and developed in conjunction with talented software engineers and Public Safety Administrators, COSS provides authentic and unparalleled scheduling software solutions for the correctional industry.
With its user-friendly screens, COSS automates all scheduling functions from managing shift rotations and training schedules to overtime and payroll integration functionality. Its shift validation feature ensures that all posts on every shift are filled at all times. Users can easily create and publish dynamic rosters and schedules. The COSS feature-rich Time and Attendance functionality includes the ability to add biometric time capturing devices to the system and easily incorporate real time data capture. Staff can easily view real time accrual balances and manage time-off, as well as request leave and overtime.
With its diversity of reporting options, management has the ability to view trends, adjust staffing, anticipate overtime needs, and comply with collective bargaining agreements. Its schedule building feature allows one to accurately prognosticate future scheduling needs and plan accordingly. With the ability to accurately review muster time and payroll, COSS allows time, resources, and staff to be allocated to other areas thus maximizing your resources at all levels while saving money and increasing productivity. With COSS, employees at all levels are given the necessary tools to perform their jobs, and be held accountable in a difficult 24/7 environment.
COSS solves the most complex challenges related to effectively aligning employees and resources to meet the constantly changing and dynamic needs of your mission critical organization. With the ability to produce instant daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual schedules and reports, COSS will significantly reduce work effort, allow for the allocations of critical resources to other areas, and eliminate human error inherent in paper based systems. Correctional agencies and jails can expect to see significant reductions in overall costs as well as substantial improvements in operational efficiency with COSS.
To obtain additional information on COSS’ cost savings and time savings benefits, schedule your personalized demonstration today.