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Hiring an Off-Duty Police Officer

Hiring an off-duty police officer involves hiring an active Coral Gables Police Department officer to provide armed security. Please read and follow the below instructions in order to hire an Off-Duty Police Officer:

  • For general requests:
  1. Services include, but are not limited to, private parties, house tenting, and other requests.
  2. For these general requests, the below Off-Duty Permit Application must be completed, signed and initialed where indicated, and provided to the Off-Duty Coordinator in order to complete the request.
  3. The Police Department respectfully requests all applications be sent to the Off-Duty Coordinator as soon as possible, as they must be approved. Please be advised that any requests received by the Police Department with less than 24 hours notice cannot be guaranteed an officer.

  • For construction and/or traffic safety–related requests:
  1. Services include, but are not limited to, those of a construction nature, sewer work, installation of cable lines, blocking roadways and/or parking spaces for large equipment, and other requests.
  2. For these construction and/or traffic safety-related requests, the below Off-Duty Permit Application must be completed, signed and initialed where indicated, and provided to the Off-Duty Coordinator along with a copy of the permit and MOT plan in order to complete the request.
  3. The Police Department respectfully requests all applications be sent to the Off-Duty Coordinator as soon as possible, as they must be approved. Please be advised that any requests received by the Police Department with less than 24 hours notice cannot be guaranteed an officer.

  • For special event requests:
  1. Services include, but are not limited to, organized runs/walks, block parties, carnivals,festivals, and other requests.
  2. For these special event requests, the below Off-Duty Permit Application must be completed, signed and initialed where indicated, and provided to the Off-Duty Coordinator in order to complete the request. In addition, the Police Department recommends contacting Norma with the Parks and Recreation Department at 305-460-5607 to ensure each request has the necessary insurance, barricades, trash removal and other services necessary for a successful event.
  3. The Police Department respectfully requests all applications be sent to the Off-Duty Coordinator as soon as possible, as they must be approved. Please be advised that any requests received by the Police Department with less than 24 hours notice cannot be guaranteed an officer.


Off-Duty Permit Application (updated October 2015)


Off-Duty Coordinator Contact Information

Jodi Segovia, Off-Duty Coordinator
2801 Salzedo Street
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
Email: Offduty@coralgables.com
Phone: 305-460-5427
Fax: 305-476-7894
Communications Section (Non-Work Hours): 305-442-1600

The hours of the Police Department’s Off-Duty Coordinator are 8:30am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday. The above contact information should be used to submit Off-Duty Permit Applications, and for any questions about the application and/or the process of hiring off-duty police officers. All emails and voicemails will be responded to as soon as possible.

If an inquiry is last-minute and/or requires an immediate response outside of regular business hours, please download and complete the Off-Duty Permit Application per the instructions above and contact the Communications Section at 305-442-1600, so that they may assist with the request.

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Last updated: 12/1/2015 1:00:33 PM