On this latest episode of On the Job With PORAC, PORAC President Brian Marvel and Vice President Damon Kurtz host a discussion with LDF Chairman Fred Rowbotham and LDF Administrator Ed Fishman regarding Plan VI and its introduction.
Plan VI Benefits
A Participant whose Member Association has chosen Benefit Plan I, II, or III and has chosen this Benefit
Plan VI, shall be entitled to the following services:
a. Legal representation in administrative proceedings involving the revocation or suspension of
a certification or license to serve as a peace officer within the state in which the Participant is
employed, including investigative proceedings initiated by a certifying/licensing agency and any
proceedings before advisory, first-level administrative or appellate administrative bodies, by a Panel
Attorney arising from any act or omission of the Participant within the scope of his or her employment,
including proceedings brought as the result of the Participant’s involvement in Concerted Labor
Activity, subject to the conditions set forth in Section 8 of this Article. Coverage does not extend to
post-administrative hearing review, including judicial proceedings.
b. All customary, necessary and reasonable services related to an action described in subsection (a)
hereof, including where it appears reasonably probable that such an action will be commenced.
c. Excluded from coverage under this Benefit Plan VI is legal representation to contest facts, charges,
allegations, or grounds for revocation or suspension for events which automatically disqualify an
individual from holding the position of a peace officer (e.g. conviction of certain crimes, permanent
court orders prohibiting an individual from possessing a firearm, being found not guilty by reason
of insanity, etc.) where those facts, charges, allegations or grounds have been finally determined
or adjudicated in a separate legal proceeding, including where the Participant pled guilty or nolo