FD vs. PD Pension Estimates at Retirement

This blog post compares FD & PD pension estimates at retirement.  The FIRE pension estimate is clearly more detailed and provides the retiring member verification of how the pension estimate was actually calculated.  The retiring FIRE pension member also receives salary history (in order to verify FAS) and the costs of the more common pension options.  Click on the image to view the pdf.

The following is an example of the pension estimate provided to retiring POLICE members.  As you can see from the example it is impossible for the retiring POLICE member to verify the accuracy of the pension estimate.  Retiring POLICE pension members are not provided salary history, value of 60ths, ITHP value, costs of pension options, etc.  Click on the image to view the pdf.