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2 weeks ago

Off Duty/Retired Police Officer

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Job Description

Job Title: Off-Duty/Retired Police Officer

Greater Chicagoland Areas

Job Type:
Full-Time and Part-Time Opportunities Available

All Shifts Available (Days/Afternoons/Overnights)

$35.00-$70.00 An Hour

We are seeking off-duty police officers to provide security services for our organization. The primary responsibility of this role is to ensure the safety and security of our premises, personnel, and assets. Off-duty police officers bring a unique level of expertise and authority to the security role, contributing to a heightened level of safety and confidence among our stakeholders.


  • 1. Provide a visible presence to deter criminal activity and enforce security policies and procedures.
  • 2. Patrol assigned areas on foot or by vehicle to identify and address potential security risks.
  • 3. Respond promptly to incidents, emergencies, and alarms, utilizing law enforcement training and tactics as appropriate.
  • 4. Investigate security breaches, disturbances, and suspicious activities, taking necessary actions to resolve or escalate as required.
  • 5. Maintain order and safety during special events, crowd control situations, or other high-risk scenarios.
  • 6. Collaborate with on-duty law enforcement personnel, security staff, and other stakeholders to coordinate responses and ensure effective communication.
  • 7. Conduct thorough inspections of the premises to ensure all access points are secure and all security systems are functioning properly.
  • 8. Provide assistance and support to visitors, employees, and clients as needed, while upholding professional standards and enforcing relevant regulations.
  • 9. Document incidents, observations, and actions taken in detailed reports, adhering to legal and departmental requirements.
  • 10. Maintain confidentiality and integrity in handling sensitive information and situations.


  • 1. Active duty or retired police officer with certification from a recognized law enforcement agency.
  • 2. Extensive experience in law enforcement, security, or related fields, with a strong understanding of security principles and practices.
  • 3. Ability to maintain composure and make quick, effective decisions in high-pressure situations.
  • 4. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and assertively with diverse individuals and groups.
  • 5. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to establish rapport and build trust with stakeholders.
  • 6. Physical fitness and the ability to perform duties requiring standing, walking, running, and occasionally lifting heavy objects.
  • 7. Clean criminal record and exemplary conduct both on and off duty.
  • 8. Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
  • 9. Completion of relevant training courses, including firearms training, CPR/First Aid, and any additional certifications required by the hiring organization.
  • 10. Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, based on organizational needs.

This job description outlines the general duties and qualifications expected of an Off-Duty Police Officer working in a security capacity. Specific responsibilities and requirements may vary depending on the employer's policies and the nature of the assignment.

  • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, accident, hospital indemnity, and critical illness insurance through MetLife
  • Employee Discounts from 1,000+ companies from Dental services, to cell phone plans to car rentals.

  • Starting June 1, 2024, access to Perspectives EAP program offering a range of free services from concierge to counselors in order to help our employees in their day-to-day life and the challenges life brings.

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