August 09, 2023 18:48 Updated Follow The benefit is calculated on the monthly salary of a first-class patrolman or firefighter in the year the member ended active service. See IC 36-8-8-11(c). Related articles What is a longevity increase? What constitutes (who qualifies) as a “First-Class Patrolman or Firefighter?” As a ’77 Fund employer, how do I change the membership status of full-time Police Officers and Firefighters currently enrolled in PERF to the ’77 Fund per SEA 78? Can we include clothing allowances in the certified salary figure for a first-class officer?