Hire An Off-Duty Police Officer

Off-duty Police Officers can be hired (Paid Duty) to provide police presence and security at a variety of functions within the city of Cornwall, including (but not limited to):

  • Security Escorts
  • Community Events
  • Wide/Long Load Escorts
  • Sporting Events
  • Traffic Control/Direction
  • School Events 
    • Dance 
    • Graduation 
  • Concerts

Terms of Paid Duty Request

  • Events must be within the City of Cornwall. 
  • The number of officers requested will be assessed by the Paid Duty Coordinator according to the duties associated to the event.
  • A minimum charge of four (4) hours applies, per officer and for all events. 
  • There is a 24 hour minimum cancellation policy. Should that 24 hour notice not be given, a minimum charge will be billed for each paid duty officer at the discretion of the Inspector of Field Operations.


Paid Duty Hourly Rates

Constable - $70.42
Sergeant - $79.57
Cruiser - $35.00

* Please note that all Paid Duty requests are subject to a 10% administrative fee in addition to HST.
* Officers must be booked for a minimum of 4 hours.

Paid Duty Requests

All requests for paid duty officers shall be in writing and received at least one week prior to the event and must specify:

  • What the function is and the specific periods the service is required;
  • The nature of the duties to be performed; and 
  • The person in charge whom the paid duty officer is to contact upon arrival at the site.

Click here to download a Paid Duty Request Form.

Paid Duty Requests may be submitted by fax, mail or e-mail to the Paid Duty Coordinator as follows;

Paid Duty Coordinator
Cornwall Community Police Service
P.O. Box/C.P. 875,
340 Pitt Street
Cornwall, Ontario
Phone: 613-933-5000 ext. 2702
Fax: 613-932-9317
Paid Duty Coordinator email



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