The Department of Criminal Justice Training recognizes that one of the tougher challenges facing family and agencies after a law enforcement officer is disabled in the line-of-duty. To that end, a liaison exists to help families and agencies navigate the process of filing claims for benefits.
STATE DISABILITY BENEFITS:
Members of the Kentucky Employees Retirement System, County Employee Retirement System or State Police Retirement System that become disabled during the course of employment may be eligible to receive disability retirement benefits.
CHECKLIST FOR STATE BENEFITS:
All medical information pertaining to the disabling condition for which the individual is applying.
CHECKLIST FOR FEDERAL BENEFITS:
Go to the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits (PSOB) Program and click the Application Instructions for PSOB Disability Benefits link.