City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

***Note: Many local criminal codes can now be located under Chapter 10.60 SMC while others are now cited under the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), which was incorporated into the municipal code in 2022. (See SMC 10.58.010). Code Enforcement, including Noise Control and Animal Regulations are located in Chapters 10.62 through 10.74.

Title 03
Chapter 03.10
Section 03.10.020

Title 03 Administration and Personnel

Chapter 03.10 Police Division

Section 03.10.020 Police – Extra-Duty Employment
  1. As part of the responsibilities of the chief of police to administer the police division, the chief is specifically authorized to regulate extra-duty service of commissioned officers in private security.
  2. Any officer wishing to be eligible for extra-duty employment of a security nature is required to enroll in the program, thereby agreeing to abide by the special regulations established in divisional policies and procedures.
  3. Any person wishing to employ one or more officers to perform private security services in their capacity as police officers must contract for the services of the officer(s) with the City through the chief of police. By such contract the employer will reimburse the City for the costs of the security services, including wages and benefits of the personnel, equipment and administration. Wages are paid to the officers through the City payroll system.
  4. As circumstances require, the chief may decline a contract or modify the terms proposed by the prospective contractor, including without limitation, to reduce or add to the personnel and equipment to be furnished.
  5. Each contract must contain provisions explaining that even while on extra-duty assignment police officers have a primary obligation to the City and are subject at all times to be called away from such extra-duty assignment for emergencies, overtime duty, special assignments, or other reasons.

Date Passed: Monday, April 8, 2013

Effective Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

ORD C34965 Section 1