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NYS Comptroller

Thomas P. DiNapoli

State Police Plan

For PFRS Tier 2, 5 and 6 Members

(Section 381-b)

Creditable Service

Creditable service under this special plan is service as an officer of the New York State Division of State Police. You may also receive credit for service as a:

  • Police officer in the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation;
  • Police officer or member of a police force or department of a State park authority or commission;
  • Police officer for the State University of New York (maximum of five years), if you completed 20 years of service and successfully completed a course of law enforcement training within one year of the date of your appointment;
  • Member of the New York State Office of General Services Capital Police force; or
  • Police officer or member of a police force or department of an organized police force or department of a county, city, town, village, police district or authority.

You may also receive credit for police service transferred from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Pension Fund. The following service would not be creditable in this special plan:

  • Sheriff, undersheriff, and regular deputy sheriff service;
  • Detective investigator service in the office of a district attorney;
  • Service as uniformed personnel in institutions under the jurisdiction of the Department of Correctional Services; or
  • Service as a paid firefighter for an employer that participates in the New York State Police and Fire Retirement System.