Peace Officer Retirement (POR)

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Important Information About Your 2020 1099-R

The 2020 1099-R document you recently received from POR does not include recent updates issued by the IRS for the 2020 tax year.

Labels and data on the first 1099-R form you received are correct; however, box numbers have changed on the newest IRS form. In order to alleviate confusion, POR is issuing this updated 1099-R which uses the new IRS format.

Below is an explanation of the differences between the prior 1099-R and the updated 1099-R form:

2020 1099R Table

 

 

 

 

 

If you have further questions, please contact POR or your tax advisor.

 

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

2021 POR Board Meeting Schedule:

  • January 19, 2021 (Tuesday)
  • February 15, 2021
  • March 15, 2021
  • April 19, 2021
  • May 17, 2021
  • June 21, 2021
  • July 19, 2021
  • August 16, 2021
  • September 20, 2021
  • October 18, 2021
  • November 15, 2021
  • December 20, 2021

POR Meeting Agenda

  • March 15, 2021  **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
Email: castlebe@dps.state.ia.us
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:

Nehru Grcic, Coordinator
Office:  515.725.6246
Email:  sickleavebank@dps.state.ia.us

POR Annual Actuarial Valuation Report:

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:

March 2020 POR Review of Economic Assumptions
FY 2012-2016 POR Experience Study

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.