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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Thurmont Mayor & Commissioners Vote to enter into LEOPS

The Thurmont Mayor and Board of Commissioners voted unanimously during the April 18 town meeting to enter into the State of Maryland Law Enforcement Officers Pension System (LEOPS).  Currently, Town of Thurmont employees including the Police Department, are enrolled in the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System.  LEOPS is a defined benefit plan geared specifically for police officers and will become effective for Thurmont Police Officers on July 1, 2023.  The Thurmont Mayor & Commissioners are committed to the recruitment and retention of qualified professionals within the Thurmont Police Department and are pleased to move forward into the LEOPS program.  The Mayor & Commissioners were joined by many of the Thurmont Police Department’s sworn officers to recognize this important legislative action.LEOPS PIcture 2

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