Members should be aware that the current agreement between the FOP and the City exempts members and eligible dependents and retirees and their spouses from CFD ambulance fees. Members must contact Unit 123 (Human Resources) at (312) 745-5310 and request a waiver.
The Flexible Spending Account is an account that is funded with pre-tax dollars. The account can be used to pay for almost any medical or dental procedures or supplies required for any family member covered by your insurance.
This FSA is being administered by Pay Flex. Pay Flex can make direct deposits to your checking or savings account as soon as a benefit is approved and an Explanation of Benefits is issued.
See current General Orders
All sworn personnel should be aware that Section 2-84-480 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code allows sworn personnel to receive their full salary for a period of 12 months when the officer is injured while performing their police duties. The Internal Revenue Service has previously issued Technical Advice Memorandum T32-153-91, which determined that regular wages paid to a member while out I.O.D. qualifies as workmen’s compensation. As such, this income is excluded from the recipient’s gross income. Please visit this link for instructions and a pre-printed To – From request.
When going on the Medical Roll, a member must contact his unit of assignment at least one hour prior to his/her scheduled reporting time. The member will give the reason for the absence and any other information requested by the supervisor. The member must contact the Medical Services Section within twenty-four hours of placement upon the medical roll. A member who is unable to report in person on the second day due to illness/injury will telephone the Medical Services Section. The member will report as soon as the member is physically able to do so. The member may be required to bring an attending physician’s written statement documenting the diagnosis, treatment plan, and projected return to duty or recovery date.
The Medical Services Section has asked the Lodge to remind our officers that children are not allowed at the MSS for any reason.