Death Benefit

The death benefit is provided to the member's beneficiary. A beneficiary can be anyone the member chooses and can be changed at any time by completing and returning the   Download this pdf file. Beneficiary of Death Benefits Designation form. Should the named beneficiary predecease the member, the benefit will be issued to the member’s estate.

The amount provided to the beneficiary is determined by the nature of death—Line-of-Duty -OR- Not-Line-of-Duty. Please be aware that the below breakdown shows the single payment available to the beneficiary (you cannot receive more than one amount listed below).

Please also be aware that the below amounts are before the required 20% federal tax as directed by the IRS.

Death Benefit Breakdowns





The beneficiaries of members who pass away in an Inactive status will have the opportunity request a refund of the dues paid. Please contact our office to discuss this.