Hire an Off-Duty Officer
|Assignment Type||Total Hourly Rate|
|Funeral Escort - Traffic||City Overtime Rate|
Billed by the City of Odessa
Minimum 2 hour rate
|Administrative Scheduling||No Cost|
The minimum compensation of Off-Duty Officers is $35.00 hr, paid via Cash or Check at the conclusion of the Officers shift (unless approved during the application and approval process). Officers are not permitted to negotiate additional rates or render services not outlined in the event approval.
The business or event point of contact must notify the scheduling coordinator within 24 hours of an event cancellation. Failure to do so or if cancellations occur within 24 hours, full payment of the contracted time frame must be provided.
Example: A business contracts an Off-Duty Officer and realizes they no longer need the services upon the Officer's arrival for the scheduled shift, the business cancels the officer.
Result: The business must remit payment for the scheduled shift in its entirety due to lack of notice of cancellation.
Example: A business cancels three days in advance of a scheduled shift, the business or event point of contact notifies the scheduling coordinator. No payment is required.
This list is not all-encompassing, final determination related to the acceptance of an Off-Duty contract will be determined by the Chief of Police or assigned designee. If your event or business has questions, please contact the scheduling coordinator.