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 Rates

Click here to download the Paid Duty Fee Schedule.


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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