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AGO Opinions with Topic: SICK AND DISABILITY BENEFITS
AGO 1958 No. 197 >  May 27, 1958
CITIES AND TOWNS - POLICE - SICK AND DISABILITY BENEFITS - ELIGIBILITY
CITIES AND TOWNS ‑- POLICE ‑- SICK AND DISABILITY BENEFITS ‑- ELIGIBILITY A policeman who is incapacitated for any reason, either from sickness or disability, except when the incapacity results from his own dissipation or abuse, or when it results while engaged for compensation in outside work not of a police nature, is eligible for benefits under the police pension act of full salary for a period not exceeding six months when the incapacity necessitates confinement requiring nursing, care or attention, or of half salary when it does not, or where the confinement continues after six months.  The determination is a factual one to be made by the police pension board.
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