TIER I & II (ARTICLE II & IIA) RETURN TO SERVICE AFTER LEAVING EMPLOYMENT
MAINTANING YOUR MEMBERSHIP RIGHTS
If you leave employment and later return to work as a uniformed member for the Police Department, you will be able to maintain your membership rights in the Police Pension Fund and retain your credited service earned prior to your discontinuance under the provisions of Chapter 646 of the laws of 1999.
RETURN TO SERVICE AFTER RETIRING ON A SERVICE RETIREMENT
If you return to employment after retiring on Service Retirement, you will be able to maintain your membership rights in the Police Pension Fund and retain your credited service earned prior to your retirement. A member who retired for service must work at least five (5) years of service credit before being allowed new maximum benefits.
Approved leaves of absence without pay do not terminate your membership.
who leave the Department due to resignation or termination should note that their accumulated deductions will continue to earn interest for a period of five (5) years. Members wishing to withdraw these funds may contact the Police Pension Fund for the appropriate forms, or download the rollover election form from this Web site.