Plan Overview

The Police and Fireman's Retirement System is a defined benefit plan where retirement benefit is based on a formula.

Eligibility

  • Permanent, full-time law enforcement officers in an eligible PFRS job title who meet the age and medical criteria for membership
  • Employees holding "F" or "J" visas are not eligible to enroll.

Employee Contribution

10% of base salary made on a pretax basis

Employer Contribution

Determined annually by the state

Vesting

10 Years

How to Enroll

  • Complete a PFRS Enrollment Application, Report of Examining Physician, and Proof of Age Documentation
  • Please return the completed forms to your Human Resources department

Voluntary Tax Deferred Savings Plans

You may supplement your retirement savings by participating in:

Types of Retirement

  • Service 
  • Special
  • Deferred
  • Ordinary Disability
  • Special Disability
  • Involuntary Ordinary Disability
  • Accidental Disability

Please refer to the PFRS Membership Tier Chart for eligibility criteria. 

Ordinary Disability Retirement

  • Eligibility Requirement
    Four or more years of pension-credited service.  You must also be a member in service at the time application is filed and be permanently incapacitated from further employment in your job title
  • Benefit Calculation
    40% of Final Compensation or 1.5% of the Final Average Salary for each year of service, whichever is higher

Retirement Process

Request a Retirement Estimate

How to Apply for Retirement