Hiring Off-Duty Officers

The Boerne Police Department offers the opportunity to hire off-duty officers to provide security services for events that take place within the city limits of Boerne and are within department policy.

Officers work off-duty assignments on a voluntary basis. Therefore, there is no guarantee that your request will be fulfilled. Submit your request as soon as possible to allow enough time for the Records Division to process it. We ask that all requests be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event.

Please review all information on this page then complete the online Off-Duty Officer Request Form. If you have any questions, please contact the Records Division at (830) 249-8645.

Hourly Rates

Below are the hourly rates for hiring each type of off-duty officer. Payments are to be made directly to the officer(s) on the day of the event. Please note there is a three-hour minimum per request.

The Boerne Police Department is the sole determiner of how many officers are required for an event. Estimated number of attendees and whether alcohol is present are some of the determining factors in the number of officers required. For events involving alcohol, there is a two-officer minimum with no exceptions.

  • Officer: $55/hour
  • Supervisor: $60/hour
  • Holiday Officer: $65/hour
  • Holiday Supervisor: $70/hour
  • Patrol Vehicle Fee First Hour: $40/hour
  • Patrol Vehicle Fee Each Additional Hour: $10/hour

Supervisor

If more than four officers are required for an event, the fifth officer must be a supervisor.

Holiday Rate

The holiday rate will apply to the following days: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Columbus Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

Patrol Vehicle Fee

The Boerne Police Department is the sole determiner of whether a patrol vehicle is necessary and if so, how many are needed. The fee is assessed per vehicle. You will be billed after the event for the Patrol Vehicle Fee. This is a mandatory fee per City Ordinance 2017-82.

Emergency Rate

Contracts received within seven days, but more than 72 hours of the event will reflect an increase of $5/hour per officer. Contracts received within 72 hours of the date of the event will reflect an increase of $10/ hour per officer.