Retiree Benefits

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Retiree memberships cost $75 per year. These dues as well as the benefits listed below are set annually by the Board of Directors.  If the retiree does not utilize withholding from FPPA the first payment will be from the date of retirement to the end of the year. Dues will be billed at the first of each year thereafter. Retirees not in good standing with the Association will not be eligible to receive the membership benefits.

WILLS BENEFIT:  $250 per member once every five years for will preparation or updating.  This must be done through the CSPPA Attorney.

DEATH BENEFIT: A $1,500 Death Benefit to the listed beneficiary upon a member’s death.

HOLIDAY PARTY: Free admission to the annual Holiday party for the member with a significant discount for member’s guest.

CHILDREN’S PARTY: Free admission to the Children’s Holiday party for members and immediate family.

SUMMER OUTING: Free admission to an organized summer event, such as a Sky Sox game, including parking and a voucher for food and drink for members and immediate family.

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER: Free newsletter to keep members informed of upcoming events and topics of interest to CSPD employees.

NOTARY SERVICE: Free notary service for members and their families at the CSPPA Office.

RETIREMENT BADGES: Free badge to current CSPPA sworn members, in good standing, for 10 years upon request within 3 months of separation from CSPD.

HEALTH AND WELFARE FUND: The CSPPA established a health and welfare fund to aid individual members financially in time of crisis upon approval of PPA Board of Directors.

GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS: The Board serves as a collective voice representing the interests of members in the development of sound police decisions as well as current pension issues.  Maximum representation is provided at all levels of government including Chief of Police, Civil Service Commission, City Manager, City Council, and State Legislature.

DISCOUNTS: Members qualify for discounts on pagers; cell phones; life, accident, automobile, cancer, renters and homeowners insurance.

PAYROLL DEDUCTION: CSPPA members can do payroll deduction for insurance and dues. Retirees may have their dues paid through FPPA deductions.

GYM: The CSPPA provides a weight and exercise gym for members 24 hours a day.

FEDERAL FIREARMS LICENSE: The CSPPA maintains an FFL license to allow our members to purchase four firearms for personal ownership per calendar year.

SPYDERCO KNIFE DEALERSHIP: CSPPA members may order Spyderco knives through the organization at a discount.

CALENDARS/PENS: The CSPPA provides each member with a CSPPA pocket or desk size calendar and CSPPA pen each year.  Free refills for the pens are available through the office.

CELEBRATION/BEREAVEMENT: The CSPPA sends flowers/gifts/cards for births, illnesses and deaths within member’s immediate family.

CSPPA MEMORABILIA: The CSPPA maintains a memorabilia store in its offices at 516 N. Tejon Street.