Clipped From The Kokomo Tribune
Rossow Refuses Pay Raise For Himself Alone 3.— f *)— Indianapolis, Dec. refuted by CoL Robert Bossow be-j cauae hi« state troopers nave not; b»*n offered a raise he considers adequate, toe state budget commit-! tee disclosed yesterday. J When the Increase was offered [ the state police superintendent In September, he replied that it would : be impossible for him to accept in.; TicTt- of his "unsuccessful attempts"; to get increases for the lower; grades of the department. j L*ter, Colonel Rossow turned : down a J10 monthly pay raise for; the troopers on the grounds that. It "wasn't enough." Salary for the: troopers starts at J1.SOO a year and: is graduated to 12,100 with J70 aj month subsistence allowance. Col-j cinel Rossow receives 4500 a month.! Colonel Ros^ow said he reserved; the right to claim his pay boost! retroactively to September 1, if he! should succeed in getting troopers' a sufficiently large pay Increase. If he fails, he said, he will claim the money and turn it over to the "Save the Shades" campaign.