Town of Matthews
Off-Duty Employment Requests
Members of the police department are available for 'secondary' (off-duty) employment to private employers for traffic and/or police safety purposes. While working in this capacity, the police officers possess all statutory authorities and responsibilities as any sworn police officer and, while addressing the needs negotiated between the private employer and the town police department, he/she is still responsible to the authorities and directions of the police department.

Types of Services Provided

 > Traffic Direction - whether for schools, churches, construction companies or private businesses, the officer(s) will provide this safety-sensitive service in compliment to the normal traffic controls in the area

 > Property Safety - whether for a church, private business or shopping center, officers may perform this service in full uniform or in 'plain-clothes.'

 > Sporting Events - whether for traffic direction or property/event safety, officer(s) perform this service under the minimum staffing requirements dictated by the Secondary Employment Contract.

Contracting for Service

To inquire about contracting the assistance of a police officer for your event or business, contact our Secondary Employment Coordinator Sgt. David Ruby at: (704) 841-6755 or at 

To review and/or complete an online Contract & Application, just click here; when completed & signed, send or deliver to our Secondary Employment Coordinator as described above.

     School Traffic
    Patrol Division

    Capt. Stason Tyrrell
    (704) 841-6746

    Sgt. Jamie Matthews
    Patrol Supervisor
    (704) 841-6762

    Cpl. Lance Paugh
    Patrol Supervisor
    (704) 841-6750 

    Sgt. David McGuirt
    Patrol Supervisor
    (704) 841-6735

    Cpl. James Flack
    Patrol Supervisor
    (704) 841-6756

    Sgt. Jeff Troyer
    Patrol Supervisor
    (704) 841-6768

    Cpl. Brian Leadem
    Patrol Supervisor
    (704) 841-6773

    Sgt. Fred Vaneekhoven
    Patrol Supervisor
    (704) 841-6790

    Cpl. Juan Velez
    Patrol Supervisor
    (704) 841-6777

    Town of Matthews | 232 Matthews Station Street Matthews, NC 28105  |  Phone: 704-847-4411  |  Fax: 704-845-1964
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