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 24hours in advance of the start time.

The rate is $75.00 per hour with a four(4) hour minimum. Invoicing is done on a bi‐monthly basis.

Officers will be entitled to a minimum30‐minute paid meal break for side jobs that are more than 7 hours in duration.

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 proper permit must be issued by the Highway Department.

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 as to whether the job is traffic control or security‐related in nature. If special attire is required (plainclothes, 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 scheduled 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 thru Friday between the hours of 8:00 am to 1:30 pm. 

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