To book officers from the Guelph Police Service for special duties, you will have to submit an application. Before proceeding, consider the following terms:

  • Events must be within the City of Guelph.
  • A 3-hour minimum charge per officer and administrative fee, applies for all events.
  • Special Duty request is to be submitted one week prior to event.
  • If you cancel within 24 hours, you will be charged the minimum three hour rate
  • The number of officers required for Special Duty will be assessed by Special Duty Coordinator.
  • If you make an application less than five days from the date, there will be a one hundred dollar ($150.00) administrative fee added to those normally charged.
  • Special Duty Requests will only be processed MON-FRI 8am to 4pm.
  • Special Duties will only be offered to officers once the invoice is paid in full.
Payment Rates (subject to change without notice)
January 1, 2024


Where liquor is served $89.00


Where liquor is served $99.00



Are you unsure if you need a Special Duty officer or not? Special Duty Officers are available to provide a police presence at a variety of functions such as:

  • Community Events
  • Funerals
  • Weddings and Banquets
  • School Events
  • Concerts
  • Sport Events
  • Traffic Control - traffic plan required
  • Wide Load Escorts
  • Film Shoots
  • Business Security


*** Our new Special Duty system went live in December, 2023.  If you have not used it since then, you will be required to create a new account as this is a new system. Thank you. *** 

Book a Special Duty Officer