Hiring Law Enforcement

The Training Division coordinates the hiring of Olmsted County Deputies to provide law enforcement services for various private and community events.  This duty is referred to as “extra duty” under the following procedures:

  • All requests will go through the Training Division, 507-328-6777.  Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 p.m.
  • All requests will be made a minimum of 10 days prior to the event date.
  • A cancellation of an event requires a minimum of a 24 hours notice.  Without proper notice, event organizers will be responsible for full payment.
  • The Sheriff’s designee will determine the number of deputies needed for each event.
  • Rate of pay will be $60.00 per hour with a minimum of four (4) hours per deputy.
  • Payment will be made to the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office with a good check or money order through the Training Division during regular business hours.
  • Payment is required a minimum of 24 hours prior to the event.  If the event is scheduled for a Saturday, Sunday or a Monday Holiday, payment is due by 4:00 p.m. on the Friday before the event.