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Old 09-19-2018, 10:24 AM   #31
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I read (old post at calguns) that there is a mandatory retirement age and retirement plan qualifications, hence the cutoff.
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Old 09-19-2018, 12:15 PM   #32
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I'm over 40. I'm a much more proficient officer than the young new hires that I help to train. I see it first hand. But that goes with training and experience. I don't see why a 35 or 45 year old new hire can't do the job just as well, or better, than one in their 20s. It should be on an individual basis.
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Old 09-19-2018, 01:43 PM   #33
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I read (old post at calguns) that there is a mandatory retirement age and retirement plan qualifications, hence the cutoff.
That's how it works for most if not all federal LEO positions. There is an age limit for FAA controllers as well. Military has individual age restrictions for various programs. Flight training, academies, enlisted entry, officer entry etc.
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Old 09-19-2018, 10:31 PM   #34
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I'm over 40. I'm a much more proficient officer than the young new hires that I help to train. I see it first hand. But that goes with training and experience. I don't see why a 35 or 45 year old new hire can't do the job just as well, or better, than one in their 20s. It should be on an individual basis.
Dang you're old. Time to retire. LOL
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Old 09-20-2018, 11:26 AM   #35
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I read (old post at calguns) that there is a mandatory retirement age and retirement plan qualifications, hence the cutoff.
CHP has CALPERS. New retirement plans vest at 10 years of service. An officer could get hired at 50 and retire at 60 and still receive a small pension. Shouldn't that be a personal choice, provided one can meet all standards and is hirable?

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Dang you're old. Time to retire. LOL
Hey, I didn't say over 50!
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Old 09-20-2018, 12:35 PM   #36
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CHP has CALPERS. New retirement plans vest at 10 years of service. An officer could get hired at 50 and retire at 60 and still receive a small pension. Shouldn't that be a personal choice, provided one can meet all standards and is hirable?
That sort of question is far above my pay grade. There are many applications of statute that do not make sense to me, most of the time it seems there is no sense to be made.
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Old 09-20-2018, 12:37 PM   #37
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Not all age discrimination is illegal.
Pilot's have a mandatory retirement age.
The military has an age cap.
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Old 09-20-2018, 03:49 PM   #38
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almost anything government seems exempted. I'd like to be in the buddy club, but unfortunately have aged out.
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