The Minnesota Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) provides retirement and disability benefits for public employees in the state of Minnesota including police officers, firefighters, and corrections officers. The Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) administers retirement and disability benefits for state employees including state troopers and other state peace officers and state corrections officers.
Minnesota police officers, firefighters, and corrections officers who sustain work-related injuries may be entitled to PERA or MSRS benefits under Minn. Stat. §299A.465, and PTSD Benefits under Minn. Stat. §299A.475 in addition to workers’ compensation benefits.