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Re-engagement

If you have left service with an entitlement to a deferred pension and you are re-engaged as a member of a police force, your gap in service will affect how your pension is treated.

  • your earlier service and later service will form part of a continuous period of pensionable service
  • your Police Pension Scheme 2015 (PPS 2015) pension will be revalued to keep up with the cost of living
  • you will continue to build up earned pension when you are re-engaged.

The above does not apply if you opt out on returning to service.

  • your original Police Pension Scheme 2015 (PPS 2015) pension will remain as a deferred pension and you begin a new continuous period of pensionable service. You may qualify for a separate pension in addition to your deferred pension.  There is no option to join up these benefits to make a single pension.