Pension for Randy Adams is slashed by more than $100,000 a year

Former Bell Police Chief Randy Adams will continue receiving generous retirement benefits even after CalPERS slashed the amount by more than $100,000.

Adams, whose $457,000 salary was higher than Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck's and more than double his salary when he was Glendale's chief, will receive a pension of $287,066, according to documents obtained by The Times under the California Public Records Act.

That's down considerably from the $411,300 he was expecting to receive. Much of that pension amount is based on his tenure in Glendale. CalPERS determined in an audit that his $457,000 salary was incorrectly reported, and used a significantly lower pay rate to recalculate the pension he would receive from his one-year stint in Bell.  L.A. NOW

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