Retired Seattle Police Officers Association

Pension Office News | December 2019


  • Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
  • The 2020 Reporting Form packets were mailed out to each member in November. You should have received it.  If not, contact the Pension Office.
  • If you are planning on an out-of-country vacation, buy Travelers Insurance. If you are sick or injured outside of the U.S., your normal insurance will not suffice. The out-of-country health care providers and medical transporters will require payment up front with either Travelers Insurance or cash. After you return home, you can seek reimbursement for out-of-pocket medical costs. However, if you do not have Travelers Insurance, you won’t be able to seek reimbursement for transportation costs associated with your illness or injury.
  • For those retired members that have a second career, and have employer provided health care with premium sharing costs; and those members who are covered by their spouse’s employer provided health care with premium sharing – now is the time to request reimbursement for the premium sharing costs. Fill out the attached form in this edition of the Guardian, include proof of payment, and mail both into the Pension Office.
  • If you have misplaced your request for Medical Part B reimbursement, it is also in this edition of the Guardian. However, reimbursement will not be paid out until your 2020 Annual Reporting Forms are mailed into the Pension Office.
  • Don’t forget the Christmas luncheon at the Nile on December 12, 2019. You must arrange for your ticket in advance by contacting Nick Bulpin or John Nordlund. There are no ticket sales at the doors
  • The Pension Office is getting calls about the SPOG 2020 pay raise. So far, the 2020 SPOG salary schedule has not been released. When it is released, the Pension Office will do a comparison of benefits for each member to determine how much the pay raise effects each pensioner.
  • Please send in your POA, if you have not already done so. We need to know who you want to make decisions for you if, or when you are incapacitated.

New Retirements

There are no retirements to report this month.

Pension Office Forms: The Annual Reporting and Reimbursement forms from the Pension Office are available and have been mailed.  You can also download those forms here. Download Pension Office contact information.

City Medical Premjum Reimbursements by Police Pension Due in June 2018 through November 2018

For the months June 2018 through November 2018, the Seattle Police Pension Office
requests that its retired LEOFF I officers, NOW EMPLOYED IN OTHER CITY OF
SEATTLE JOBS, and certain others, submit their written medical plan premium
reimbursement request from June 2018 through November 2018 (6 months' worth). City
of Seattle employer medical premium reimbursement will only be considered upon your
written request, with supporting documentation, to the Police Pension Office. more...

Wives & Widows

Kyong-Sun Kegley, wife of deceased retired Seattle Police Patrolman Jim Kegley #3175, passed away on November 13, 2019, just ten days after Jim, at the age of 79. She had been sick for a long time.


Robert “Robbie” Rogers, General Manager of the Seattle Center Fun Forest from the late 1960’s through 1994. He made many friends with the officers assigned to the Seattle Center. He always had their backs when they were handling a difficult suspect(s). Robbie passed away on November 1, 2019 at the age of 73.