Controversial LA police and fire retirement plan more expensive than promised to voters, report says

Jack Dolan  |  December 6, 2018

"The controversial retirement program that pays Los Angeles police and firefighters their salaries and pensions simultaneously at the end of their careers has not been 'cost neutral' — as was promised to voters when they approved it in 2001. That’s the conclusion of a study called for by Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council members earlier this year after a Times investigation found that more than 1,200 participants who entered the Deferred Retirement Option Plan had then taken injury leaves at essentially twice their usual pay.”

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