As a part-time police officer in Rankin, C.L. Gunter makes a little more than $9 an hour — pretty much the standard wage in the cash-strapped towns of the Mon Valley.
“Nine, $10 an hour, putting my life on the line every day – ridiculous,” he said.
The most glaring example of this inequity is Clairton Officer James Kuzak. He was shot three times in April in the line of duty while making $11 an hour.
While Kuzak struggles to regain use of his legs, he’s dedicated himself to bringing that pay up for his fellow officers.
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by Leroy Thompson / Jul 6, 2011