FPD cops can work off duty

Off-duty Flomaton police officers will be allowed to make extra money working at private venues following a vote of the town council Monday night.

Police Chief Chance Thompson approached the council saying there was nothing in the bylaws pertaining to police officers working off duty for private individuals using police-issued equipment.

Thompson said there were two options: one being the person requesting security pay the town and the town pay the officer and the other for the private individual paying the officer directly. He recommended letting the private individual handle the payment inst...

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