[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Bradley Beach by Ord. No. 1998-17 (Sec. 3-14 of the 1974 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Members of the Police Department are permitted to be employed as safety or security personnel for private employers during off-duty hours and only at hours that will not interfere with the efficient performance of their duty for the Borough. Any person wishing to employ off-duty police shall first obtain the approval of the Chief of Police, which approval shall be granted if it is the opinion of the Chief of Police that such employment would not be inconsistent with the efficient functioning of the Police Department and would not unreasonably endanger the health or safety of the officers.
[Amended by Ord. No. 2002-9]
Private employers shall pay directly to the Borough Administrator an hourly rate equal to the rate of time and a half for the top rate of pay for a patrolman applicable at the time employed in the Bradley Beach Borough. The private employer shall also pay the rate of $25 per day per officer employed to the Borough Administrator, which sum is to be used for filing fees and administrative expenses. The private employer shall also be charged the sum of $100 per day for the use of each police vehicle.
The Chief of Police or his designee and the contractor or public utility shall estimate the number of hours anticipated to be worked, and payment for said estimate work shall be paid by the private employer to the Borough Administrator every two weeks or at the end of the assignment, whichever comes first. If additional work time is required due to unanticipated circumstances, and such work is approved by the Chief of Police or his designee, the private employer shall be liable for payment to the Borough for all of Bradley Beach such additional hours worked at the specified rate.
An agreement form entitled "Agreement for Off-Duty Police Assignment" shall be filed with the Borough of Bradley Beach. This agreement shall be entered into and filed by the Chief of Police or his designee and the private employer (hereinafter "municipality" and "company" respectively). This agreement shall consist of company name, description of work, number of officers required, dates, times, payment and method thereof.
It shall also include details on agreement termination, liability and workers' compensation insurance. This agreement shall be provided by the Borough of Bradley Beach Police Department and shall be filed at the preconstruction meeting.