2019 Code of Alabama
Title 36 - Public Officers and Employees.
Chapter 22 - Sheriffs.
Article 2 - Sheriffs' Retirement System.
Section 36-22-41 - Disability benefits.
Any sheriff of any county of this state who served as a law-enforcement officer for at least 20 years, 16 of which have been as a sheriff, and who becomes totally disabled while performing duties relative to law enforcement shall be able to receive disability payments equal to the retirement payments set out in Section 36-22-43, and shall continue to receive said disability payments only so long as said person suffers said total disability.(Acts 1975, No. 1231, p. 2591,§2.)