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Special Category Employees and Retirement Benefit Differences

If you are considered a Special Category employee, there are some distinguishable rules that you should be aware of.

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Police Retirement Accounts Underfunded in Davenport County, Iowa

Police Retirement Accounts of the people belonging to Davenport County, Iowa were underfunded for over a year. The situation has been resolved now.

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The Mayfield Police Department is Hiring Retired Police Officers

The Mayfield Police Department has recently initiated a proposal of hiring retired police officers. Everyone seems to be happy with this decision.

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About 30,000 Federal Employees to get better Retirement Benefits

Two democratic senators have proposed a new bill that boosts the retirement benefits of around 30,000 federal employees who face dangers on the job.

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Federal Government Shells Out $18 Million to Destroy Marijuana

The federal government is trying very hard to eradicate all illegal marijuana plants across the nation and spending a huge amount of money on it.

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Can I Qualify For Special LEO Pay and Not LEO Retirement?

Individuals in law enforcement who do not meet the statutory requirements as outlined under OPM guidelines do not benefit from the special calculation for retirement, but use the same annuity calculation as regular employees.

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Will Spending Be The Same In Retirement?

For Federal Employees, spending will change in retirement. Some federal retirees will spend more and some will spend less based on their individual financial situation.

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Retiring In Less Than One Year

You should carefully read all of the information in the application package and submit the forms. You do not need to submit a resignation letter. Your completed and signed application is equivalent to a resignation.

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LEO Equity For All – Men and Women in Uniform

Because of the nature and danger involved in the work these civilians perform, their retirement provisions are unique. They are able to retire at an earlier age than most, long before they first become eligible to receive Social Security benefits at age 62.

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Million Dollar LEO (Law Enforcement Officer) Question

Many questions surrounding the retirement system for LEOs come from LEOs as well as non-LEOs

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Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) – Who Qualifies May Surprise You

Individuals are deemed qualified law enforcement officers (LEOs) as a result of, but not limited to, their government employment status and are authorized to engage in direct crime prevention, conduct investigations, detect illegal activity, prosecute or confine individuals violating the law.

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Law Enforcement Officer: Explanation of FERS Components for LEOs

We have focused on LEOs, but let’s take a brief moment to explain the 3 legs of the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). This post was prompted by an email question from a FERS employee.

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LEO (Law Enforcement Officer) FERS Supplement

Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) who retire before reaching age 62, the age of first eligibility for Social Security benefits, are qualified for what is commonly called a FERS supplement. It is better explained as a gap filler.

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LEO (Law Enforcement Officer) Mandatory Retirement Age

Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) have a mandatory retirement age and must retire from their covered positions at age 57.

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LEO Retirement: What is it?

When it comes to has ‘earned’ their retirement Federal Law Enforcement Officers (LEOs) are at the top of the list. I believe it is more than fair to say that law enforcement is hazardous duty. LEO retirement, therefore, is an reward for navigating hazards that are much more dangerous than your typical 9-5 job.

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Federal Law Enforcement (LEO) – Cost of Living Adjustments

The federal workforce is well acquainted with COLAs during their work careers. As we present information in a comprehensive-friendly environment, it is our goal in providing that information to assist in paving the way for federal and postal employees to retire well.

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LEO – Annuity Component Computations

The explanation of computation of LEO annuity benefits underscores the need to take a very serious look at integrating the retirement system to address any and all categories of individuals involved in law enforcement.

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LEO: Law Enforcement Officer FERS Basic Annuity

In summary the FERS LEO annuity formula employs a two-step procedure…. The calculations are added together or combined to arrive at the FERS LEO Basic Annuity.

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LEO Retirement System: Why Not Integrated?

There is no greater tool than open, proactive communication and information dissemination in establishing a seamless framework of effective operations designed to serve customers from stem to stern. An integrated LEO retirement system would be a good place to start.

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LEO: Covered and Non-Covered Law Enforcement Officers

Law Enforcement Occupations and specifically what employees are covered by the special retirement benefits afforded to Law Enforcement Officers. We attempt to be as comprehensive and clear in presenting information to federal and postal employees and the general public as possible.

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