Andrew McCabe was fired from the FBI shortly before becoming eligible for a federal pension at 50. Reports indicate he has lost his federal pension, but is that really accurate?
Can a law enforcement employee extend working years in a non-law enforcement capacity to become eligible for the 1.1% FERS annuity calculation?
Readers have asked questions about the reduction in their annuity payments for retired federal law enforcement officers. Here is OPM’s response.
With respect to the “best” date to retire, are there special considerations for law enforcement officers?
I was employed in a law enforcement officer position and retired under FERS. I am collecting my annuity and the “bridge.” I have an opportunity to be hired in a non LEO, part time position in the federal government. I understand that the “bridge” will be affected by the earnings amount but will it affect my pension?
Legislation introduced in the House this week would allow federal law enforcement officers (LEOs) and firefighters to withdraw funds from their Thrift Savings Plan accounts when they are eligible to retire without tax penalty.