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Federal Workforce: Positions Eligible for Law Enforcement Officer Retirement Benefits

GGD-89-24 Published: Feb 02, 1989. Publicly Released: Feb 09, 1989.
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In response to a congressional request, GAO provided information on job classification for federal law enforcement employees eligible under the special retirement provisions of the Civil Service Retirement System, focusing on: (1) the number of approved positions and law enforcement employees hired governmentwide since 1982; (2) whether and why the Departments of Justice (DOJ) and the Treasury increased their law enforcement job classifications and personnel; and (3) the potential effects of proposed legislation to expand the special retirement program to other employee groups.

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