City Ordinance Could Increase Retirement Age for FW Police Officers

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne City Council is discussing a new ordinance that would increase the retirement age for city police officers.

According to the Journal Gazette, the ordinance would increase the compulsory retirement age for officers at the the Fort Wayne Police Department from 60 years of age, to 70.

The measure amends the current ordinance, that was adopted more than 40 years old.

If the new ordinance passed, any Fort Wayne police officer 70 and older will be allowed to serve for the rest of the calendar year.

City Council will hold a meeting on April 7th.