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Welcome to LAFPP’s new website!

Our website has been redesigned to create a user-friendly interface for our members, stakeholders, and visitors to easily navigate and find information. For the new design, we aimed for a minimalist look without sacrificing information. 


COLA 2019

The Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) is 2.5% for 2019 and was approved by the Board of Fire and Police Pension Commissioners on March 21, 2019.  The COLA will be effective July 1, 2019, and all eligible pensioners and DROP participants will receive an increase accordingly, beginning with the pension payment dated July 31, 2019.

Gary Mattingly

Passing of Gary Mattingly

It is with great sadness that we announce the recent passing of Gary Mattingly, former General Manager of the Department of Fire and Police Pensions.


Next Pension Payment

This schedule will assist you in determining when you can expect your pension payments.


Tier Pension Plan Information
Learn more about Tier Pension Plans

There are currently 6 tiers provided to the sworn members of the Fire, Police, Harbor, and Airport Departments of Los Angeles.

Your tier membership is determined by the date you were hired. However, please note that there are certain exceptions that may occur based on personnel actions such as re-appointments, re-instatements and elections to transfer tiers. All members in Tier 1 are retired, and members in Tiers 2-5 have both active and retired members. Tier 6 is the only open tier accepting new members.

Learn more about each tier’s pension benefits below.

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