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Hire an Off-duty Police Officer


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You may schedule off-duty Roanoke Police Officers to provide security for your event that takes place within the City of Roanoke. Requests for off-duty police officers must be made at least 48 hours prior to the event. If you require an off-duty officer on a regular basis, we strongly encourage placing them on your payroll. Upon completing your contract application you will be contacted by a member of the Roanoke Police Department to finalize your request.

There is a two hour minimum for each officer.

Hourly Rates (FICA included):

  • Officer ($32.30)
  • Supervisor ($37.68)
  • If less than 48 hours notice ($48.44)
Please note that:
  • 5-9 Officers requires one Supervisor
  • 10-14 Officers requires two Supervisors
  • 15-20 Officers requires three Supervisors
  1. Application should be received at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled event.
  2. Cancellation of the request must be made 24 hours before the scheduled starting time, otherwise a two-hour minimum will apply for every scheduled officer.
  3. Officers working your event will have a statement to be signed by a member of your organization when the event is over.
  4. Payment is due in 30 days upon receipt of invoice from City of Roanoke Billings and Collections Department.
  5. Please call the Patrol Captain's Office at (540) 853-1079 if you are in need of further assistance regarding off-duty assignments.

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