The Police Retirement System of Kansas City, Missouri was established in 1946 and is governed by Missouri Revised Statutes 86.900 to 86.1280.  The Civilian Employees' Retirement System of the Police Department of Kansas City, Missouri was established in 1965 and is governed by Missouri Revised Statutes 86.1310 to 86.1640. Statues for both retirement systems can be found under Member Information.  

A single Retirement Board, consisting of four appointed members and five elected members, oversees the administration of both systems.  KCPERS provides retirement, disability, and death benefits for the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department's 3000 police officers, civilian employees, retirees, and their beneficiaries.

The Retirement Board meets on the second Thursday of each month at 9:00am at the Greater KC Public Safety Credit Union, 2800 E. 14th Street in Kansas City. Board meetings are open to the public and there is a time set aside for public comments at each board meeting. The schedule of monthly board meetings can be found under Event Calendar.

Board meeting agendas usually include a presentation from outside advisors including auditors, actuaries, or investment managers; a report from the Board Secretary on retirement system and office operations; and new and old business to be conducted by the Retirement Board. The agendas and minutes for each board meeting can be found under News.