Peace Officer Retirement (POR)

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POR Board of Trustees Meetings

The POR Board’s meetings are regularly scheduled monthly at 2:00 PM on the third Monday of each month. January meetings are scheduled one day later to observe the Martin Luther King Day holiday.  All meeting dates and times are subject to rescheduling due to holidays, Board Members’ availability, etc. Meeting agendas will be posted below as they are available, just before each meeting.  Requested agenda items must be submitted to the POR Board Secretary no later than 4:30 PM on the Wednesday prior to each meeting, to be included on the following week's agenda.

Meetings are held at DPS Headquarters in the public conference room just off the main lobby, at the following address:
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Oran Pape State Office Building
215 E 7th St
Des Moines IA 50319

2023 POR Board Meeting Schedule:

  • January 17, 2023 (Tuesday) - CANCELED
  • February 20, 2023
  • March 20, 2023 - CANCELED
  • April 17, 2023
  • May 15, 2023
  • June 19, 2023
  • July 17, 2023
  • August 21, 2023
  • September 18, 2023
  • October 16, 2023
  • November 20, 2023
  • December 18, 2023

POR Meeting Agenda

  • May 15, 2023  **Meeting to be held in-person and via conference call, please see Agenda for instructions.**

POR Meeting Minutes

Retiree Forms, Information, and Questions:

Federal W4P 
State W4P Form
Direct Deposit Form (Please submit this form to POR and not to DAS as stated on the form.)

Please submit any of the above completed forms to the below email, fax or mailing address. Also for POR questions or for information about starting the retirement process, please contact:

Erinn Castleberry, POR Executive Officer
Office: 515.725.6248
Fax: 515.725.6261

Iowa Department of Public Safety
Peace Officers’ Retirement System
215 E 7th St – 4th Floor
Des Moines IA 50319

Retiree Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Sick Leave Bank:

For retiree health insurance, dental insurance, and sick leave bank information and questions, please contact:

Office:  515.725.6246

POR Quarterly Performance Report:

POR Quarterly Performance FY2023 Q2 - December 31, 2022

POR Quarterly Performance FY2023 Q1 - September 30, 2022

POR Annual Actuarial Valuation Report:

FY 2022 POR Annual Valuation
    POR Board of Trustees Presentation of the July 1, 2022 Actuarial Valuation Results
FY 2021 POR Annual Valuation
    POR Board of Trustees Presentation of the July 1, 2021 Actuarial Valuation Results
FY 2020 POR Annual Valuation
    POR Board of Trustees Presentation of the July 1, 2020 Actuarial Valuation Results
FY 2019 POR Annual Valuation
FY 2018 POR Annual Valuation
FY 2017 POR Annual Valuation
FY 2016 POR Annual Valuation
FY 2015 POR Annual Valuation

POR Experience Study:

FY 2017–2021 POR Experience Study Report
April 2022 POR Review of Economic Assumptions
June 2022 POR Review of Demographic Assumptions
FY 2012-2016 POR Experience Study Report

POR Member Handbook / Optional Benefits:

POR Member Handbook

This is a detailed description about the rules and regulations of the Peace Officers' Retirement (POR) System. Complete with a section of most common questions and answers, the POR handbook is a must for a retired or soon to be retired officer. This handbook was revised in accordance with law changes of the 80th General Assembly, 2004 Session.  Iowa Code Chapter 97A and Administrative Rules regulate the Peace Officers' Retirement, Accident and Disability System.