Trends in Off Duty Work: Challenges & Considerations

Trends in Off Duty Work: Challenges & Considerations
Duration: 60 Minutes
Module 1 Resources
Recorded on: 2019-09-04
Unit 1 Slide Deck: Trends in Off Duty Work
Unit 2 Recording: Trends in Off Duty Work

This webinar will address the massive but seldom discussed market consisting of off-duty law enforcement officers providing security services for various clients.  Although this type of work has been occurring since the beginning of modern law enforcement, recent factors are influencing this type of work more than ever, and may reveal threats to the law enforcement agencies, the officers performing the work, and the market itself.  The webinar will examine the specific trends shared by law enforcement executives and their officers, and their effect on the agency, officer, and the client will be explored.  These trends include officer fatigue, coordinator managed jobs, public criticism, ensuring department policy is adhered to, officers as bill collectors, and more.

During this webinar, you will learn about:

  • the myriad of factors currently effecting extra-duty employment
  • the policies to address adverse effects of extra-duty work on officers, agencies, and police-public relations
  • the modern solutions to address the problematic trends, including program outsourcing and software platform solutions
  • evaluating their agency’s off-duty employment program and policies, in light of recent trends.




The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) is one of the largest associations of law enforcement professionals in the United States, representing more than 3,000 elected sheriffs across the nation, and a total membership of more than 20,000. NSA is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among sheriffs, their deputies, and others in the field of criminal justice and public safety. Throughout its seventy-seven year history, NSA has served as an information clearinghouse for sheriffs, deputies, chiefs of police, other law enforcement professionals, state governments and the federal government.



Audience Comments:

  • “He brought up some interesting points to be considered in supporting off duty assignments.” — Phyllis
  • “I work a lot of overtime … the liabilities section was excellent.” — Cliff
  • “Very good knowledgeable presenter with relevant substance about this market.” — Jackie
  • “Most valuable was the different challenges and benefits for each role in the process. Great info!” — Daniel



** This webinar has been certified by the National Sheriffs' Association and may be eligible for Continuing Education Units through your POST. Please consult your local certification processes for additional details. Paid subscribers that attend will be able to download a jointly issued attendance certificate that includes the National Sheriffs' Association logo.
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