The terms "police and fire fighter" do not include services in positions although connected with these functions are not actual police or fire fighter positions ( e.g., a police dispatcher). Positions such as constable, sheriff, etc. are usually considered to be police positions. SSA accepts the classification of these positions in State law or court cases.
Effective Aug. 15, 1994, all States may cover police and firefighters who are members of a retirement system. Members who are not a member of a retirement system is subject to the Mandatory coverage laws.
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