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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

2024 POR Board Meeting Schedule:

  • January 16, 2024 (Tuesday)
  • February 19, 2024
  • March 18, 2024
  • April 15, 2024
  • May 20, 2024
  • June 17, 2024
  • July 15, 2024
  • August 19, 2024
  • September 16, 2024
  • October 21, 2024
  • November 18, 2024
  • December 16, 2024

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

  • November 20, 2023  **Meeting to be held in-person and via conference call, please see Agenda for instructions.**

POR Meeting Minutes

Retiree Forms, Information, and Questions:

2024 Payroll Schedule New Image
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         Jasmine Cripps, Senior Retirement Benefit Officer     
Office: 515.725.6248                                        Office: 515.725.6252     
Email:                     Email:     
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:  515.725.6243     

POR Quarterly Performance Report:

POR Quarterly Performance FY 2023 Q4 - June 30, 2023 

POR Quarterly Performance FY 2023 Q3 - March 31, 2023

POR Quarterly Performance FY2023 Q2 - December 31, 2022

POR Quarterly Performance FY2023 Q1 - September 30, 2022

POR Annual Actuarial Valuation Report:

FY 2023 POR Annual Valuation 
   POR Board of Trustees Presentation of the July 1, 2023 Actuarial Valuation Results 

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

Active Member Forms, Information, and Questions:

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.

POR Member Benefit Summary

POR Retirement Planning Presentation

POR Sick Leave Trust Fund Presentation