Police DROP

The Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) is a voluntary program for eligible employees administered by the Benefits and Pensions Division. With DROP, you can “retire” and begin accumulating your retirement benefit in a DROP account. Your DROP account is separate from your regular monthly Police Retirement Benefit.

For more information, please read the following:

  • Summary of the Police DROP (PDF)
  • Selection Process for the Police DROP (PDF)
  • Frequently Asked Questions - Police DROP (PDF)


Police DROP Eligibility Requirements

  • All participants must be covered under the F.O.P. collective bargaining agreement

  • Twenty-two (22) years of actual service as defined by the Police Service Pension Plan

  • All service purchase must be completed before entering the DROP Program

  • Sick leave and Annual leave cannot be used to obtain the required years of service

  • Thirty (30) days notice for entry

  • The decision to enter is irrevocable


Police DROP Forms

  • Interest of Participation (PDF)

  • Application for Enrollment (PDF)

  • Participant Beneficiary Designation/Change (PDF)

  • Exit Form (PDF)