Hire a Police Officer

Paid Duty is a service provided by and authorized by the North Bay Police Service.

A paid duty officer is a member of the North Bay Police Service who is off-duty and who is paid by person(s) requesting a specific service, such as:

  • Traffic control
  • Security at dances, concerts, festivals, sporting events or other special events
  • Wide load escorts and other escorts
  • Patrol


  • Paid duties are for a minimum of 3 hours.
  • Cancellation notice of less than 24 hours shall result in billing for 3 hours. (see form for cancellation instructions)
  • Any partial hour worked that is equal to 15 minutes or more will be charged at the rate of a full hour.
  • Police vehicles are available upon request. The hourly rate for the use of a police vehicle is $35.00 plus HST.
  • Paid duties in excess of 16 hours require a CERTIFIED cheque with the agreement before agreement will be accepted.

How to request a paid duty service

To request an officer for paid duty, complete the Paid Duty Request Form, subject to the date of your event.

Effective January 1, 2024: Paid Duty Request Form

Where to send completed forms

The signed form may be:

  • faxed to 705-497-5599;
  • emailed to [email protected]; or
  • delivered in person to the North Bay Police Service’s Traffic Office at 135 Princess Street West, North Bay.

Telephone Inquiries:
Contact our Traffic Unit at 705-497-5555 (option 3) between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays).