Fees & Information
The Extra Work Office coordinates all requests from citizens and businesses requesting to hire an off-duty police officer for special functions such as:
- Construction sites
- Security assignments
- Traffic and parking duties
- Various other functions
The effective rate (as of 7/1/2019) is $66.78 per hour (with a four hour minimum) plus a 15% city surcharge. If a Supervisor is required the rate is $68.78 per hour (with a four hour minimum) plus a 15% city surcharge. If an officer is hired on a holiday, the rate is $103.17 per hour plus a 15% city surcharge.
To Hire an Officer
As of May 1, 2017, advanced payment will be required prior to the date of service. Payment must be made by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted). Please contact the Comptroller’s Office at (203) 854-7273 to arrange payment. Office hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
After payment has been submitted, contact the Extra Duty Office at (203) 854-3023 to hire an off-duty officer. The division is open Monday through Friday, from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm. After hours, a front desk officer can be contacted at (203) 854-3051 to request or cancel an officer