Greenwich Police Extra Duty Hiring Procedures

Greenwich Police Extra Duty Hiring Procedures

Officers sign up for side jobs on their off‐duty time. There is no guarantee of filling the job. However, most jobs are filled. Special Officers may sign up for jobs 24 hours before the start time.

The rate is $75.00 per hour with a minimum of four(4) hours. Invoicing is done on a bi‐monthly basis. Effective January 1, 2023, the rate will increase to $77.00 per hour.  Starting November 1, 2023, there will be a one (1) hour surcharge of $77.00 for any weekend side job between 3:00 PM on Friday through 700 AM on Monday. 

Officers will be entitled to a minimum 30-minute paid meal break for side jobs over 7 hours.

The Town requires a specific location to meet the work crew if the job is in the roadway, such as an address.

If the job is roadwork-related, the Highway Department must issue the proper permit.

If the request is for a Special Event, such as a Fair, Carnival, Race, Demonstration, or Rally, the proper permits must be obtained, including a Special Event Permit from the Traffic Division.

The Police Department must be informed whether the job is traffic control or security‐related. If special attire is required (plain clothes, uniform), this dress attire must be specifically requested when the job is scheduled.  

The following is the applicable cancellation policy. It is the responsibility of the requesting party to document the cancellation. Contact the Desk Sergeant to cancel any requests at 203‐622‐8007.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received more than twenty‐four(24) hours before the scheduled start time – No Charge.

Cancellations received Twenty‐four(24) hours or less of the scheduled start time – Four (4) hours minimum.

If work is discontinued before the scheduled end time of a job for more than four (4) hours - The actual number of hours worked or four (4) hour minimum, whichever is greater.

Request a Greenwich Police Extra Duty Officer

To request an Officer for an extra duty job or event by:


  • Please call (203) 622-8078 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am to 1:30 pm. 

  • After hours and on Saturday and Sunday, please call (203) 622-8007.


  • To request an Off-Duty Officer for an event in 2023, please use the link Side Job Agreement Form 112023 and complete the form.  After completing, please bring the completed form to the Town of Greenwich Public Safety Complex and leave it with the General Services Staff or Desk Sergeant.  
  • This form can also be emailed to