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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

Under this special plan, service as an officer of the New York State Division of State Police is creditable. 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.
  • Police service transferred from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police Pension Fund.

The following service would not be creditable:

  • Sheriff, undersheriff, and 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 Corrections and Community Supervision; or
  • Service as a paid firefighter for an employer that participates in PFRS.