Former Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was granted a 9/11-related police disability pension, The Post has discovered.
The Police Pension Fund permitted Kelly’s utility throughout its Wednesday night assembly, offering the previous prime cop with three-quarters of his $200,000 wage, in keeping with paperwork obtained from the assembly.
Captains Endowment Association president Chris Monahan confirmed the information, solely saying of the post-retirement approval that “any member would have to qualify for the criteria under state law.”
The unintended disability police pension has usually been permitted for cops whose sickness was related to their time at Ground Zero.
Under state regulation, metropolis employees can apply for the disability in the event that they had been assigned to the World Trade Center within the first 48 hours or in the event that they labored on the website a complete of 40 hours over the primary yr following the assaults.
The underlying sickness that allowed for Kelly’s pension was not identified.
Kelly was appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg as NYPD commissioner in January 2002 and served via 2013. He beforehand served as town’s prime cop for 2 years below Mayor David Dinkins.