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AGO Opinions with Topic: ELIGIBILITY OF POLICE OFFICERS FOR INCREASED RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE
AGO 1969 No. 13 >  August 25, 1969
CITIES AND TOWNS - PENSIONS - RETIREMENT - ELIGIBILITY OF POLICE OFFICERS FOR INCREASED RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE
CITIES AND TOWNS - PENSIONS - RETIREMENT - ELIGIBILITY OF POLICE OFFICERS FOR INCREASED RETIREMENT ALLOWANCE (1) In order to qualify for retirement in a position higher than the rank of captain, in accordance with RCW 41.20.050, as amended by § 36, chapter 209, Laws of 1969, Ex. Sess., it is not necessary that the retiree has served in such a position for three consecutive years immediately prior to the date of his retirement; it is sufficient that he has served in such a position for a minimum of three years at sometime during his period of covered service.(2) Under § 36, chapter 209, Laws of 1969, Ex. Sess., a person seeking to qualify for retirement in a position higher than the rank of captain must pay into the first-class city relief and pension fund, in addition to his normal contributions, an amount equal to six percent of that portion of all monthly salaries previously received without limitation as to time of receipt upon which a sum equal to six percent has not heretofore been deducted.
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