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This information will familiarize you with the procedures necessary to hire an off-duty deputy from the Potter County Sheriff’s Office.


  • Advance notice of at least 48 hours is required for the hiring of a deputy. 
  • A 24 hours notice in writing is required in the canceling of the job. Deputies canceled with less than 24 hours notice will be paid for 4 hours minimum.
Some of the jobs off duty deputies typically do are:
  • Traffic control at construction sites
  • Security at restaurants
  • Security at various businesses (i.e. grocery stors, country clubs)
  • Traffic control at various churches
  • Security at apartment communities
  • Security at various school functions
  • We cannot hire out deputies to work jobs where their authority as a peace deputy is restricted.
  • Requests for employment where the primary purpose is related to the sale, manufacture, transportation, consumption of alcoholic beverages or anything related to a sexually oriented business is strictly prohibited.
  • The current rate of pay is $45 per hour plus tax with a four-hour minimum. If more than three deputies are requested for the job, the fourth deputy must be a supervisor. The supervisor's current rate of pay is $50 per hour plus tax with a four-hour minimum.
  • Vehicle rates are $50 per day plus tax.
  • If you are a non-profit tax-exempt entity you will need to have a copy of your tax certificate on file with Off Duty Management.

The Potter County Sheriff's Office has partnered with Off Duty Management to manage their off-duty program. Off Duty Management is based in Katy, Texas and has years of experience managing off duty programs. Off Duty Management handles all aspects of your off-duty requests including scheduling, payroll and invoicing.

By using Off Duty Management, you receive the following benefits:

  • Online access to information through the OfficerTRAK software including:
    • Job status
    • Deputy attendance
    • Field notes and media files
    • Post orders and instructions
    • Past and future shift information
  • Officer accountability utilizing geo-fence technology
  • Full liability coverage for your company, the agency, and deputy
  • 24/7 customer service through our toll-free number
  • Dedicated point of contact for scheduling and invoicing
You can request service or obtain a quote the following ways:

1. Request service through OfficerTRAK (Click Here)
2. Call Off Duty Management toll free at 1-877-636-8300

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