Extra Duty Officer
For those of you needing extra duty police officer assistance the rate is $55/$60 per hour with a minimum of three hours. Please contact DMPD Patrol Headquarters at 515-283-4836 for more information and scheduling of extra duty police officers.
The ability to provide on-site immediate law enforcement service, and any individual agreements for reimbursement for those services, are done so with the express written consent and approval of the Chief of Police of the Des Moines Police Department. Public entities, private business, and interested individual parties who engage peace officers for these supplementary extra duty needs do so acknowledging that the law enforcement officers are under the control and direction of the Chief of Police and/or designee of the Des Moines Police Department.
Effective 01 January 2020, the recommended hourly rate for Supplementary Extra-Duty Police service will be charged at $55.00 per hour, with a three (3) hour minimum. City of Des Moines Permit required work will be $60.00 per hour. Christmas Day, New Years Eve Day, New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving Day, are considered major holidays and are to be paid at the premium rate of two times (2x) the normal rate.
Cancellation of a Supplementary Extra-Duty Officer(s) prior to a scheduled date/time of service must be made no later than seventy two (72) hours prior to the scheduled date/time of service. Cancellation of service less than seventy two (72) hours prior to date/time of service is subject to a three (3) hour minimum per officer/per shift.
Short Notice fees: Requesting a Supplementary Extra-Duty Officer(s) with less than forty-eight (48) hour notice may result in a ten dollar ($10) increase per hour above the recommended rate.
DMPD Patrol Headquarters