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Video: Orlando Officer to Receive Disability Pension for PTSD from Nightclub Massacre

July 14, 2017  | 

VIDEO: Orlando Officer to Receive Disability Pension for PTSD from Nightclub Massacre

An Orlando police officer who said he developed post-traumatic stress disorder after the Pulse nightclub terror attack will be able to get am 80% disability pension following a months-long battle.

The city’s pension board had to ultimately figure out during a hearing Thursday if Officer Gerry Realin is permanently and totally disabled because of what he saw the night of June 12 2016.

A city attorney argued Realin was looking for any reason to leave the force, Realin’s wife had an outburst and needed to leave.

In the end, the board unanimously agreed Realin should get the disability pension, WFTV report.


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