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Lets try this one for a topic starter,

How long have you been on the job.

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Let's see if you can guess. Before Frank Rizo was Mayor of Philidelphia.
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Since 29 May, 1979; just over 22 years

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Roger Shambaugh
Ottawa, Kansas
Well, right around 23 years now.

Patrickl
I believe that Frank Rizzo was elected Mayor in 1971? That would give you around 30 years.
October 1, 1974. Could have retired last year. Our retirement system just added a new financially tempting wrinkle which is making me hang around until July 1, 2003.

but, it's REAL NICE to know you can go if you have to!!

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"Sic Semper Tyrannus"
Originally posted by Witherspoon:
October 1, 1974. Could have retired last year. Our retirement system just added a new financially tempting wrinkle which is making me hang around until July 1, 2003.

but, it's REAL NICE to know you can go if you have to!!

Are you talking about the DROP program?
Going on 24 years. Good years too. And maybe another 6. We do have DROP here.
Originally posted by JMG:
Well, right around 23 years now.

Patrickl
I believe that Frank Rizzo was elected Mayor in 1971? That would give you around 30 years.
Close. Frank was elected Mayor in 74 the year I left Philly. I started in 72.
Gosh.... I mean shezzz.. Patrickl,
You're OLD!

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IceCreamSoldier............... what else is so easy to attack........
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"Justice will only be achieved when those who are not injured by crime feel as indignant as those who are" King Solomon, 10th Century B.C.
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Kimber Lady-

I think this is called "PLOP" It's an offer to take up to 36 months of basic benefits as a lump sum payment and still be able to retire with at least 25 years service credit. 24 months would be a new Harley, but the wife says "NO WAY!!" Maybe a REALLY NICE custom 1911...?


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"Sic Semper Tyrannus"
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I am grandfathered here in Texas, that means I was an officer before the Commission on Law Enforcement was created, I think that was in 1969 or 1970, I dont remember for sure.
KN me too, I am also grandfathered as a LEO, even though I did attend a state certified academy. I became a cop before minimum standards was adopted in my state which was about 1970 or so. I have almost 27 years in the state police retirement system at present. I got out of law enforcement for a while and was going to get rich. Yea sure, and I did ok, but once a cop always a cop, so I came back to my first love. I plan on bailing out in 2004 and running for a city council seat in my city. I think that will be the perfect cap for a career, to go from being a cop to a politician.


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Five years on the job in Dec 2001.

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I entered police service in June 1972 and retired in July 1999 for a total of 27 years. When I started the JOB it was fun and when I retired it had ceased to be fun. All and All I would do it again. Police service is not for everyone but it is satisfing.
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Some of you guys are so old you could have given Christopher Columbus a traffic ticket!
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Originally posted by Gonzo308:
Some of you guys are so old you could have given Christopher Columbus a traffic ticket!
I like they been around since J.C. was a patrolman
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