Retirees Information

August 23, 2019     Faye Zidek’s Celebration of Life

There will be “Celebration of Faye’s Life from 2-4 PM on Saturday, August 31st. It will be held in the Reception Center at the rear of Omps Funeral Home at 1600 Amherst Street, Winchester, VA.
We are encourage attendees to share their favorite memories of Faye. If possible, please let us know if you plan to attend.  We are looking forward to sharing all the happy moments we have spent with her.
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August 22, 2019     Death of Faye Zidek

This afternoon at two o’clock Jesus took my Beautiful, Wonderful Wife of 65+ years to a better place to live. I can’t begin to express my deep sadness with her gone, but at the same time I am at ease knowing she no longer has to endure the intense pain and agony, which has plagued her for the last several weeks, and is now with her many loved ones who passed before her.

I want to thank all of our friends and relatives who have sent cards, flowers, messages, etc. She has enjoyed each and every one of them.  I wish I could thank each of you personally, but I’m not up to that right now.

We are not having a funeral, but a “Celebration of Her Life” at a later time, with all of you invited.  We will shortly announce the date, time and place.

In lieu of flowers, we request donations go to the Blue Ridge Hospice. The doctors, nurses, social workers, aides, etc. have taken excellent care of Faye and the family and have been on call 24 hours a day, every day.

Love from all of the family:
Robert, Sr.“Bob”
Robert, Jr.”Robby”
Glenn
Bryan (Keith)
Desiree
Tara

And all the grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and the extended family.

Blue Ridge Hospice
#33 W. Cork Street
Winchester, VA 22601
(540)313-9200

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August 23, 2019     Two More Jobs from Hyattsville City

Job Anouncement MCIN Coordinator

Job Anouncement MCIN Crime Analyst

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August 23, 2019     Police Athletic League/FOP 89 Hockey Club

Brothers and Sisters,

The Community Services Division along with the FOP 89ers Hockey Team will be hosting the 2nd Annual Blue Line Backyard BBQ, benefitting the Prince George’s County Police Athletic League (www.pgcpal.org ). Please come out and support your department! There will be music, food (Red Hot & Blue), games, silent and live auction items along with raffle and door prizes!

Date: September 14, 2019

Time: 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: F.O.P. Lodge 89 outdoor pavilion

Officers, Friends and Family Discount – CODE: PGCPAL

Purchase Tickets Here

Mark D. Mason

2nd Vice President

FOP Lodge 89

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August 21, 2019     Brother Ed Steele Update

I wanted to send you an update on my status. I am at Day +25 after my transplant. My blood work and labs have all came back positive and my transplant doctor is very satisfied with my progress. Yesterday they also did preliminary genetic testing and the results should be back next week. They anticipate that the results should come back 80-100% donor cells. This gives them a snapshot of what is going on and how the transplant is progressing. On Day +56 ( Sept. 17th) they will complete a bone marrow biopsy which will give them definitive results for the transplant and confirm that the donor marrow has replaced my bone marrow.  So far everything is going as expected or better according to the doctors. We appreciate all of the support and prayers. Although there is still a long road ahead, each day I am progressing well. Once again thanks to everyone and please keep myself and my family in your prayers.
Thanks
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August 22, 2019     Cindy Shifflett Update

Just a short update. Last week my wife had a CT scan of her lung and midsection to see the progress of her treatment and the cancer itself. Today we learned that overall the news is good. The left lung still shows no sign of cancer but it remains active in her right lung. There is cancerous tumor there but that has shrunk about 19% since starting a regular scheduled cancer drug treatment. The drug has some side effects but normally doesn’t cause hair loss but my wife likes to be that 1 in 10 patient that screws up the stats and that something like that would happen to. She lost some hair and had it cut into a bob but she’s still looks beautiful to me.
There remains active cancer nodules in her right lung as well but have not shown any significant change/growth, the tumor on her liver and pelvis remain small and unchanged which is all good news. Additionally they speculated that the bone around the tumor on her pelvis is trying to regenerate itself and repair itself. Additionally the issue with the intestine has improved as well, there was a dilated section of the intestine present, caused by the pain meds, which has expanded and seems to also act as if it’s trying to repair itself. The day after labor day she’ll undergo a 4-5 hour full body MRI under complete sedation at Hopkins to gather information about the two tumors on her spine and determine if they are in the spine or if any others are developing. 
She went through some complications that caused her weight to drop to 97 lbs. but after the adjustment of some medication she weighs 113 lbs. now. Her normal weight is around 125 lbs. Hopefully that will continue to increase as time goes on. The team of physicians that work to treat her know she is dealing with two compound issues, the effects of her m/v accident and her cancer. They’re exploring the idea of having a neurosurgeon do a nerve abrasion or nerve block to her spine to stop the nerves synapsis from sending pain messages to the spine, neck and head. It would be a permanent fix but there are complications involved and much to consider, they will take there time in exploring this idea.
Thanks all for your prayers and support.
Fraternally yours, Bro. C. Shifflett
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August 22, 2019     Hyattsville City PD Jobs

Accreditation Manager 072019

 

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August 21, 2019     Hero’s Golf Tournament

Hero’s Golf Tournament

WHEN:                                   Thursday, September 19th, 2019

                                                            OR

                                                Friday, September 20th, 2019

                                                Tournament Starts at 8:30am

 

WHERE:                                Twin Lakes Golf Course

6201 Union Mill Road
Clifton, VA, 20124

FORMAT:4 Person Scramble (Captains Choice)

COST:                                    $150 per-player $600 Foursome – Tax Deductible Donation to HEROES

                                                ** This includes cart fee **

FEE INCLUDES:                 Gift Bag (including a HEROES branded golf ¼ zip), green fees, range balls, beverages (soft drinks & adult beverages), breakfast, on-course lunch, Mission BBQ dinner buffet, & awards for the winning team, individual longest drive & closest to the pin.

CHECKS PAYABLE TO:     HEROES, INC

REGISTRATION:                 Entry fees w/ registration form should be forwarded to:

[Deadline September 9th]                

                                                Detective Kevin White (Arlington County PD)

Kwhite@arlingtonva.us

PRE-PAYMENT IS REQUIRED

QUESTIONS?                       Contact Kevin White at Kwhite@arlingtonva.us

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August 20, 2019     Retirement Bud Duelley

Retirement Flyer -Bud

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August 9, 2019     Ocean City Rooms II

Good Afternoon All,

Hope everyone is having a great summer.  As the year is passing by us so fast’ before you know it October will be here and we will be in Ocean City for our annual reunion.
Just a heads up for everyone.  I spoke to my contact at the hotel today, many of us have already booked our rooms. We have blocked  55 rooms. As of today. this is what is left in our block. There are NO ocean view rooms left, we have 10 partial view and 5 city view.  If you would like to stay at the hotel, I suggest you book SOON, When these 15 rooms are gone that is it!. I have been advised by my hotel contact that they are completely full for the dates we will be there so she will not be able to fit you in. Cut off for reservations is September 20, after that date if any rooms are left they will go back to hotel inventory and our rate will not apply.
Thank you all and see you in October. If you have any questions feel free to contact my at frostbtter110@aol.com or 240-472-2584.
Thanks
Toni
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August 8, 2019     Ocean City Rooms

A member sent this notice to the Retired Association:

Just a heads up on the room rentals for the PG Retirees Reunion in Ocean City.  My wife tried to make reservations with the hotel on Hotels.com and Booking.com and got the same response, shows no rooms available.  Now here is how it is, you have to call the hotel and make your reservations, they have rooms.  They don’t want to sell the rooms on line.  The same thing happened when she tried to book a room on line in Arkansas, no rooms available but when she called she got the room booked.  Advise everyone to CALL THE HOTEL, do not try on line booking of the rooms.  Have a great day

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August 8, 2019     August Meeting Minutes

 

Call to Order:

Prayers: 

The membership offered prayers for the following members who passed away: Brother John William #594 on July 17, 2019, Sister Hope Renee Baker #1375 on July 31, 2019;

Retired Civilian Barbara Clark;

The membership offered prayers for the following members who lost loved ones; Vice President Diane Salen who lost her stepfather Captain Bill Willin Delaware State Police; Past Vice President Pam Oertly Parrigan who lost her mother Gertrude;

The membership prayed for a speedy and complete recovery for: Faye Zidek wife of Brother Bob Zidek, Brother Russ Caudill, Brother Ed Steele,

Pledge of Allegiance: Brother Elmer Tippett led the membership in a Final Roll Tribute to Brother Jon Williams and Sister Hope Baker. The membership then viewed a performance video of Sister Baker singing the National Anthem.

Guests: Mike Burley New York Life

New Retirees: Philip Davis #2375, Lisa Garland #2153, Francis Greer #2152, Dennis Reighard #2152,

Seldom Seen:   Eddie Bond; Greg Esposito; Jan Veeder; Chuck Williams; John Luskey; Rich McNally; Paul Stallings; Bobby Murphy; and attending his first meeting Les Anderson;

Old Business:

1) Lunch with Charlie Ward: Bottom of the Hill Leonardtown on August 14 at 11:30 AM, at Three Brothers Prince Frederick on August 21 at 1130 AM; and at the Double T Diner in Annapolis on August 28 at 11:00 AM

2)  LEOSA Insurance:

Lockton Affinity, LLC

NRA Endorsed Insurance Program

PO BOX 874952

Kansas City, MO 64187-4952

Toll-Free: 1-877-672-3006 opt. 3

Fax 913-652-7599

Respectfully,

Douglas L. Coppccwsafe.co

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From motorman6@verizon.net

**USCCA and Texas Law Shield

From Sister Natalie Kerpelman

3) Casino Night September 27, 2019

4) Fall Clean Up Day September 6, 2019 0900 Hrs.

5) Calvert County Real Estate Tax Break for members 100% Disabled

6) Street Naming for Fallen Brother Adrian Morris August 20, 2019 10 AM

7) Fallen Heroes’ Car Show donations to get name on shirt due by August 17, 2019

8) Retired Association nomination at the September Meeting, Ballot in the October Newsletter, FOP Election in November

9)  Thank you from Maryland COPS

10) Husk Scholarship, Dave Morris Letter

11) Ocean City Reunion, there were reports members were being told the rooms are sold out. Toni Nelson doesn’t believe that is the case and will check. Brother Jack Magruder reminded the membership of the golf that will be available in Ocean City.

Vice President Report: Diane Salen: None

Secretary Report: Mike Landrum: 839 Members

Treasurers Report: Milt Crump

The Treasury has $35, 327

FOP Report: President Teletchea spoke to the audience on the Federal Law which prohibits local officers from enforcing immigrant law on undocumented people. (Decision rendered by Federal Fourth Circuit) He ensured the members that Prince George’s County officers will not allow I.C. E. agents be assaulted and would step in if necessary.

President Teletchea informed the membership he will not seek a third term as FOP President.

 Finance Committee Report: COPS Walk in Harper’s Ferry 2019 request from Kim Adams $250 approved

Raffles: 50/50:   $187 won by Sister Kim Hardy-McDonald

The Attendance Raffle for the month of August $350: Brother Charles Hamby was not in attendance.

Attendees: 87

Good of the Order:

  1. Fallen Heroes’ Raffle Brother Mike Riess

2) Lodge Board Secretary Rachel Stallings is putting together next years pocket calendar. She is again asking for any photos you would like in the calendar be submitted to the Lodge.

Dinner: Cole’s Creative Catering: Grilled New York Strip with Shrimp, Seared Chicken Breast with lemon buttered sauce, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Desserts

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August 2, 2019     2019 Car Show Donations

The FOP # 89 Fallen Heroes Car Show is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 14th. Sponsor funds have to be received by Aug. 17th in order to have your text or logo placed on the shirt. Also I have plenty o FOP # 89 key fobs available. If you would rather receive key fobs instead of tee shirts for your sponsorship please let me know. I hope many retired members will attend the show to remember and honor our fallen brothers. I can be contacted at 301-651-9594 or fourswopes@comcast.net. I hope everyone is well. Thanks for the support. See you on Sept. 28th. George.

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July 31, 2019     Fall 2019 Clean UP

Brothers and Sisters,

On Friday, September 6, 2019 at 0900 hours,  FOP 89 will hold its annual Fall clean-up for the Fallen Heroes Memorial Car Show. Please come out and help us keep the Memorial beautiful. If anyone has any tools, such as rakes, wheelbarrow, brooms or other gardening equipment, please bring them with you.

Lite fare in morning and lunch will be provided.

Fraternally,

Mark D. Mason

2nd Vice President

FOP Lodge 89

P.O. Box 510

Lothian Md 20711

Office: 301-952-0882

Cellular: 240-506-2656

Email: mark.mason@fop89.org

S/A John “Zeek” Teletchea

      President FOP89

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July 13, 2019     Fallen Heroes Raffle

FOP 89 Letterhead Memo Retiress with pics

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July 3, 2019     “Golf” 2019 Ocean City Reunion

    Same as last year
Ocean City Golf Club
11401 Country Club Drive
Berlin, Maryland 21811
Oct 18th  Tee Time 10:00 am
Oct 19th  Tee Time 10:00 am
$50.00 Per Round
Send check to:
Jack Magruder
5630 Park Drive
Bowie, Maryland 20715
Please include a phone #
I will call and confirm receipt
If only playing one day, indicate which.
Thanks, Jack
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June 27, 2019     FOP Golf Tournament

FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE LODGE #89

46th ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT

PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT FOP LODGE 89 LOCAL CHARITIES. 

Tuesday September 24th 2019

Lake Presidential Golf Club

Shotgun Start 8:30 am

Scramble Format $125 per person

For more information call Joe Hoffman at 240-882-9424

Please send completed form along with check

(Payable to FOP Lodge 89) to:

FOP Lodge 89

P.O Box 510 Lothian, MD. 20711

Corporate Sponsor $3000

Corporate Sponsor $1700

Towel or Golf Ball Sponsor $1000

Awards or Lunch Sponsor $500

Tee Box Sponsor $150

For more information on our sponsorship packages, please call Sandy Mammano at 240-304-6211 or email: FOP89Golf@Gmail.com

Player #1:_______________________________________________

Player #2:_______________________________________________

Player #3:________________________________________________

Player #4:________________________________________________

Catered lunch by Chesapeake Grille served immediately following play

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June 25, 2019     Car Show Update

The FOP # 89 Fallen Heroes Car show is scheduled for Sept.14th, 2019. This event is held to remember and honor our fallen HEROES. As in yrs past we are requesting sponsors. For a $100.00 donations we will put a text on the shirt. You can have your name, squad, division, etc placed on the shirt. You will also receive 2 of the event shirts. For a $250.00 donation we can add a logo to the shirt. You can also receive 5 shirts. If anyone is interested in sponsoring, please make checks out to FOP # 89 and in the memo section put car show. Mail your checks, along with what you want on the shirt and sizes of shirts you want to receive, to George Swope 3311 Karen Dr. Chesapeake Beach, Md.20732. If any questions call me 301-651-9594 or email fourswopes@comast.net. As in the past please DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS EMAIL.!!!!!!! Phil gets crankie with me. Thanks very much for the support. George.

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May 10, 2019     Maryland Handgun Permit

In recent months members of the Retired Association have notified the Association that it was difficult to obtain a letter needed to obtain a Maryland gun permit. Spoke with Major Tony Schartner, the Chief’s Executive Officer, who stated to obtain a letter contact the Chief’s office 301-952-4740 ask foe Anita Swann, or email anitaaswann@co.pg.md.us.
This is for a Maryland permit not a HR218 permit.
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April 16, 2019      Ocean City 2019 

                 

PRINCE GEORGE’S RETIRED OCEAN CITY REUNION

OCTOBER 17-20, 2019 

$107.00 Grand View Guest room per night

$117.00 Ocean View Guest room per night

$127.00 Direct Ocean Front Guest room per night

To make reservations:

Please call our reservations department at 1-800-447-6779 or 410-289-6191. 

You will need to provide the group code to receive the group discounted rates.

Group Code: PGFP 

*The first night stay plus tax is required as a deposit for all reservations.

*All Rooms are Non-Smoking. Rates are subject to 10.5% tax. 

CHECK-IN 4:00 PM / CHECK-OUT 11:00 AM

*** NO REFUNDS FOR EARLY DEPARTURES***

72 HOURS REQUIRED FOR CANCELLATION OR CHANGE 

         ALL YOU CAN EAT CRAB FEAST

      Saturday, October 19th 2019 @ 6:00 pm   

     Steamed Crabs, Steamed Shrimp, Hush Puppies, Fried Chicken & Corn on the Cob

$47.00 per Person

Price Inclusive of Bottom-less Soft Drinks, Tax & Gratuity

Cash Bar for Alcoholic drinks

                  Prime Rib & Seafood Buffet

                Friday, October 18th, 2019 @ 6:00 pm 

                            $43.00 per Person

                                  Price includes non-alcoholic beverages, Tax & Gratuity 

          Payment for both restaurants due by October 1, 2019

           Cash or Check Payable to PG Retired Assoc.

        P.O. Box 510, Lothian, MD 20711 

For questions, contact Toni Frostbutter Nelson 240-472-2584 or Frostbutter110@aol.com

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Prayer List

Cindy Shifflett wife of Brother Chris Shifflett: 

8/22/19

From Brother Chris Shifflett:

Just a short update. Last week my wife had a CT scan of her lung and midsection to see the progress of her treatment and the cancer itself. Today we learned that overall the news is good. The left lung still shows no sign of cancer but it remains active in her right lung. There is cancerous tumor there but that has shrunk about 19% since starting a regular scheduled cancer drug treatment. The drug has some side effects but normally doesn’t cause hair loss but my wife likes to be that 1 in 10 patient that screws up the stats and that something like that would happen to. She lost some hair and had it cut into a bob but she’s still looks beautiful to me.
 
There remains active cancer nodules in her right lung as well but have not shown any significant change/growth, the tumor on her liver and pelvis remain small and unchanged which is all good news. Additionally they speculated that the bone around the tumor on her pelvis is trying to regenerate itself and repair itself. Additionally the issue with the intestine has improved as well, there was a dilated section of the intestine present, caused by the pain meds, which has expanded and seems to also act as if it’s trying to repair itself. The day after labor day she’ll undergo a 4-5 hour full body MRI under complete sedation at Hopkins to gather information about the two tumors on her spine and determine if they are in the spine or if any others are developing. 
 
She went through some complications that caused her weight to drop to 97 lbs. but after the adjustment of some medication she weighs 113 lbs. now. Her normal weight is around 125 lbs. Hopefully that will continue to increase as time goes on. The team of physicians that work to treat her know she is dealing with two compound issues, the effects of her m/v accident and her cancer. They’re exploring the idea of having a neurosurgeon do a nerve abrasion or nerve block to her spine to stop the nerves synapsis from sending pain messages to the spine, neck and head. It would be a permanent fix but there are complications involved and much to consider, they will take there time in exploring this idea.
Thanks all for your prayers and support.
Fraternally yours, Bro. C. Shifflett
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Brother Ed Steele Updated 
8/22/19
From Brother Ed Steele:
I wanted to send you an update on my status. I am at Day +25 after my transplant. My blood work and labs have all came back positive and my transplant doctor is very satisfied with my progress. Yesterday they also did preliminary genetic testing and the results should be back next week. They anticipate that the results should come back 80-100% donor cells. This gives them a snapshot of what is going on and how the transplant is progressing. On Day +56 ( Sept. 17th) they will complete a bone marrow biopsy which will give them definitive results for the transplant and confirm that the donor marrow has replaced my bone marrow.  So far everything is going as expected or better according to the doctors. We appreciate all of the support and prayers. Although there is still a long road ahead, each day I am progressing well. Once again thanks to everyone and please keep myself and my family in your prayers.
Thanks
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Faye Zidek, wife of Brother Bob Zidek:

8/22/19

This afternoon at two o’clock Jesus took my Beautiful, Wonderful Wife of 65+ years to a better place to live. I can’t begin to express my deep sadness with her gone, but at the same time I am at ease knowing she no longer has to endure the intense pain and agony, which has plagued her for the last several weeks, and is now with her many loved ones who passed before her.

I want to thank all of our friends and relatives who have sent cards, flowers, messages, etc. She has enjoyed each and every one of them.  I wish I could thank each of you personally, but I’m not up to that right now.

We are not having a funeral, but a “Celebration of Her Life” at a later time, with all of you invited.  We will shortly announce the date, time and place.

In lieu of flowers, we request donations go to the Blue Ridge Hospice. The doctors, nurses, social workers, aides, etc. have taken excellent care of Faye and the family and have been on call 24 hours a day, every day.

Love from all of the family:
Robert, Sr.“Bob”
Robert, Jr.”Robby”
Glenn
Bryan (Keith)
Desiree
Tara

And all the grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and the extended family.

Blue Ridge Hospice
#33 W. Cork Street
Winchester, VA 22601
(540)313-9200

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April 8, 2018     New ID Card

Greetings,

PLEASE MAKE AN APPOINTMENT INCLUDING WEDNESDAYS.

PERSONNEL MUST RECEIVE APPROVAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE A NEW ID CARD.

 

REQUESTS:  Requests can be made by many ways…

  • In person or by mail at the Police Personnel Division, 1801 McCormick Drive, Suite 270, Largo, Maryland 20774
  • Telephone at 301-780-8195
  • Email at  Police_Personnel@co.pg.md.us

 

REQUESTOR:  Please provide full name, rank, ID#, retirement date, retirement type (normal retirement or disability retirement) and driver’s license for verification purposes.  The requestor must complete the Identification Card Request Form to initiate the process.  This form is provided upon request.

 

OUT-OF-STATE:  Requests for out of state members will be handled via mail or email.  Passport style photographs will be required to process the ID card.  The photographs can be mailed to the Police Personnel Division or emailed in a JPEG format.

 

PROCESSING TIMES:  Please note that all members are verified prior to issuance of an ID card.  Therefore, processing times may vary from person to person as these checks may take time to perform.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – Call to make an appointment
  • Wednesday – Walk-in accepted

 

LOST/STOLEN IDENTIFICATION CARD:  It is the responsibility of the retiree to report a lost or stolen police department identification card to the jurisdiction of where the incident occurred.  Retirees will need to provide a copy of the police report prior to receiving an identification card.

 

DAMAGED IDENTIFICATION CARD:  A damaged identification card regardless of state needs to be returned to the Police Personnel Division in order to receive a replacement identification card.

 

UPDATING IDENTIFICATION CARD:  The identification card does not expire and can be updated at any time.  Retirees must check with the Police Personnel Division for available dates and times prior to scheduling an appointment.  Walk-ins are accepted only on Wednesdays.     

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 PGRetiredAssn@aol.com is for use of Retired Association business. It is also the mass email address to send out membership notifications.

TOBY62@aol.com is President Phil Constantino’s personal email.

frostbutter101@aol.com Toni Frostbutter Nelson personal email

I hope this clears up any confusion.


CIGNA Healthcare Members Customer Service is now open 24/7. The number is 1-800-244-6224.


The County’s Pension Fund website is

This is the web site to view your monthly check, W2, 1099R

If you need to get a retired ID issued, you need to contact the Police Personnel Division:301-780-8195