State Patrol Retirement Plan - Eligibility

Eligibility to collect a monthly retirement benefit is based on your years of service (or what we call vested).

  • If first hired before July 1, 2013, you are eligible for monthly benefits after three or more years of service.

  •  If first hired after June 30, 2013, you are eligible for monthly benefits after ten years of service.


Retirement age
You can start collecting full retirement benefits when you are age 55. Most employees can begin collecting a reduced monthly benefit at age 50 or later.