Hire Off-Duty Police Officer

The Midlothian Police Department facilitates hiring off-duty police officers for security.

Requests may be submitted by phone to the contacts listed on this page.

Primary contact is Commander Andy Vaughan, Warrant Service Team and Off-Duty Police Officer Security, Problem Directed Response Team (PDRT).

REQUEST REQUIREMENTS

  • There is a four-hour minimum required per engagement.
  • Number of officers required: One officer per 150 guests.

STANDARD RATES

$50.00 per hour, per officer when request made at least 10 days in advance of date needed.

$75.00 per hour, per officer when request made less then 10 days, but before 24 hours of date needed.

$100.00 per hour, per officer when request is made less than 24 hours before date needed.

HOLIDAY RATES

$75.00 per hour, per officer based on the City of Midlothian holiday schedule

SQUAD CAR RATES

If use of an MPD Squad car is requested, an additional $5.00 per hour, per vehicle will be charged separately. 

PAYMENT ARRANGEMENTS

Officer Payment

Payment to officer(s) is due at the start of the event or assignment unless otherwise authorized.

Squad Car Payment

Squad car payment should be paid by check, made out to the City of Midlothian and mailed or dropped off to the Midlothian Police Department.

REQUEST INFORMATION NEEDED

When making your request, please be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Date and time of event
  • Location of event
  • Type of event
  • Number of attendees 
  • Point of contact name and phone number