Information on Enhanced Retirement Benefits for Law Enforcement Personnel

Larence, Eileen
July 2009
GAO Reports;7/30/2009, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article presents information about a report on the procedures used to provide enhanced retirement benefits to federal law enforcement personnel in the U.S. and the costs for extending these benefits to other professions. The report was prepared by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). It shows that half of law enforcement personnel receiving enhanced retirement benefits met the statutory and regulatory definitions while other half received the benefits through legislation.


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