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Ironmike_max50

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I recently discovered that although I am a DA Police Officer, performing all of the functions of a police officer on our installation, my dept does not fall into the Federal Employee Retirement System for LEO. This category has a mandatory removal date of 57 and makes you eligible for retirement at 50 yrs of age if you have 20 years of service. We do not qualify for this program yet the fire fighters in the same agency do. Does anyone understand how this works and can you explain why DA police officers are not retirement eligible in the LEO program? Any insight would be appreciated.

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Mike..


It has to do with first the lack of an age requirement. The 6C retirement( its called something else now, bc of CBP) has wordage about a young and vigorus work force.


Thats part of it among others, I think PT test is there too


 

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There are several stadards that has to be met, such as do you guard or house inmates, is there a age requirement, or conduct investigations beyond the preliminary stage. I am with the Dept of veterans Affairs Police and we are not considered Law Enforcement either. We are just police officers that work for a federal agency.


My wife works for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, started as a secretary, but since she had to attend the academy at GlennCo, she is considered Law Enforcement and gets the LEO pay and 20 year retirement.


Bureau of Prisons falls under the Department of Justice which got them in.

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MikeFink says ...



I recently discovered that although I am a DA Police Officer, performing all of the functions of a police officer on our installation, my dept does not fall into the Federal Employee Retirement System for LEO. This category has a mandatory removal date of 57 and makes you eligible for retirement at 50 yrs of age if you have 20 years of service. We do not qualify for this program yet the fire fighters in the same agency do. Does anyone understand how this works and can you explain why DA police officers are not retirement eligible in the LEO program? Any insight would be appreciated.



here go to this link and sign the petition http://www.petitiononline.com/LEOEA/


 there is a push to get DoD, VA and Pentagon Police LE retirement and pay and a push to get DoD and Amtrak Police officially covered under LEOSA

 

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There are several stadards that has to be met, such as do you guard or house inmates, is there a age requirement, or conduct investigations beyond the preliminary stage. I am with the Dept of veterans Affairs Police and we are not considered Law Enforcement either. We are just police officers that work for a federal agency.


My wife works for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, started as a secretary, but since she had to attend the academy at GlennCo, she is considered Law Enforcement and gets the LEO pay and 20 year retirement.


Bureau of Prisons falls under the Department of Justice which got them in.



no disrespect to anyone who works for the BOP but lets face it they are not Law Enforcement and the fact that they get Law Enforcement retirement and other real Federal Law Enforcement does not is ridiculous

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navy_cop says ...



wnesmith says ...



There are several stadards that has to be met, such as do you guard or house inmates, is there a age requirement, or conduct investigations beyond the preliminary stage. I am with the Dept of veterans Affairs Police and we are not considered Law Enforcement either. We are just police officers that work for a federal agency.


My wife works for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, started as a secretary, but since she had to attend the academy at GlennCo, she is considered Law Enforcement and gets the LEO pay and 20 year retirement.


Bureau of Prisons falls under the Department of Justice which got them in.



no disrespect to anyone who works for the BOP but lets face it they are not Law Enforcement and the fact that they get Law Enforcement retirement and other real Federal Law Enforcement does not is ridiculous



It isn't exclusive to LEO. We refer to it as such to accomodate us...We sued the government for it in the mid to late 90's with Virginia being the initial test site.  We won! Government appealed and they overturned the initial ruling, siting that we did not spend at least 25% of our time investigating and we were not exposed to criminals the majority of the time.  Thats where the BOP gets in (even their clerical staff).  HR 673 is aimed at remedying this. You can check it out at thomas.gov.  FOP has also in recent days said it was going to make this bill a top priority in light of the Hood incident and others that are similar.  For the time being I would suggest investing at least 5% into TSP if you plan on staying with the DoD.


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Anything new in the last 10 months. I can tell you if they passed this I will be DA PD bound.