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TUCSON POLICE DEPARTMENT SPECIAL DUTY PROGRAM


City of Tucson off-duty police officers may be hired by the public to provide services such as security, traffic control for events and roadway projects, and other services as described in City of Tucson Code Section 2-130.

 

GENERAL RESTRICTIONS


• The Special Duty job location must be located within Tucson city limits.
• Officers will be in uniform.
• Officers may not be hired for an event in which armed private security personnel will be present.
• Officers may not provide civil legal services or act as a witness to civil legal proceedings.
• Officers may not be paid directly. The City of Tucson Finance Department will forward an invoice after the event to the contact person indicated on the Agreement Regarding Special Duty Services.

REQUIREMENTS


The Agreement Regarding Special Duty Police Services must be completed, in addition to a Certificate of Liability Insurance which meets the requirements of the Special Duty Program. Both documents must be provided to the Special Duty Office before services can be provided. To receive the Agreement Regarding Special Duty Police Services and insurance requirements, please contact us at
520-791-4855 or via email at TPDSpecialDuty@tucsonaz.gov.

RATES

OFFICER RATES

Rates listed below are per officer per hour. Requests received within forty-eight (48) hours of the start of work will be billed at one-and-one-half times (1.5) the regular rate of pay for the particular rank required or requested. Additional information may be found in Section VII of the Agreement to Provide Special Duty Police Services.

Special Duty Officer Rates

FY 2014

Police Officer

$40.00 per hour

$60.00 per hour

(less than 48 hours)

Police Sergeant

$45.00 per hour

$67.50 per hour

(less than 48 hours)

Police Commander

$50.00 per hour

$75.00 per hour

(less than 48 hours)

VEHICLE RATES


Vehicle rates are per vehicle type per hour. Mileage is not charged. If a vehicle is required for the event the cost is $4.00 an hour per vehicle. Additional information may be found in Section IX of the Agreement to Provide Special Duty Police Services.

Special Duty Vehicle Rates

FYI 2014

Police Patrol Vehicle

$4.00 per hour

Police Motorcycle

$4.00 per hour

Police Command Patrol

Motor Home

$5.00 per hour

HOURS OF OPERATION


The Special Duty Office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 5:00pm. The office is closed on weekends and those holidays recognized by the City of
Tucson, as follows:
• New Year’s Day
• Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
• Presidents’ Day
• Memorial Day
• Independence Day
• Labor Day
• Veteran’s Day
• Thanksgiving Day
• Christmas Day

CONTACT INFORMATION


Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions or require further information. We are happy to assist you!
Tucson Police Department Special Duty Office
Office: 520-791-4855
Fax: 520-791-4385
Email: TPDSpecialDuty@tucsonaz.gov
Address: Westside Police Service Center
1310 W. Miracle Mile
Tucson, AZ 85705