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Off-Duty Jobs
Requirements
The Town of Little Elm and the Little Elm Police Department is pleased to offer opportunities to its police officers for off-duty assignments. However, the department must ensure that you and/or your business will agree to certain conditions before it will allow the placement of off duty officers. These conditions are as follows:
  • Members of the Little Elm Police Department are prohibited from accepting off duty assignments wherein the actual or potential use of law enforcement powers or other public safety related authority is anticipated unless such assignments are scheduled through the Little Elm Police Department
  • Any arrangements made with any individual officer will not be honored
  • Off duty rate is $35 an hour, per officer
  • Officers are guaranteed a four hour minimum, $140
  • If the event requires five or more officers, one of the five officers must be a supervisor and the rate of pay is $40 an hour for the supervisor
  • Checks are to be made payable to the individual officer(s)
  • Failure to cancel the job / event at least two hours prior to the event will result in the requesting organization being charged the officer’s four hour minimum off duty rate.

The Little Elm Police Department believes that compliance with these conditions is necessary not only for the benefit of its officers, but also for the benefit of the public as a whole.

Requests
To request an 'Off Duty Officer', please call our main office: (214) 975-0460, or send an email to:   or


Authorization & Agreement
In completing and submitting the Off-Duty Job Form, by either electronic or paper means, you are hereby making the following attest:
  • "I agree to pay the officer(s) providing the requested services within ten (10) business days from the date of service. I understand that I may pay the officer at the time of service, either by cash or check, or forward payment to the officer(s) within ten (10) business days. I understand that failure to cancel the job at least two (2) hours prior to the event will result in me/my company being charged the officer's four (4) hour minimum at the current off-duty rate, currently $35 per hour. I further understand that officers reserve the right to deny future requests for off-duty services if payments are not made with the designated time."

Further, you agree and swear or attest to the following:
  • "I have read and understand all of the provisions of the off-duty job requirements as listed above in the 'List of Requirements' and that all information on the completed form is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief, under penalty of perjury."

By completing the Off-Duty Job Assignment form, you are formally making your attest.