CITYLIFE BY THE NUMBERS

Custom Search 2

$10 million

increase in salary and benefits cost won in arbitration by the Las Vegas Police Protective Association for officers in the Metropolitan Police Department and Clark County Detention Center.

1.85

budgeted Metropolitan Police Department officers positions for every 1,000 residents in 2012, down from 2.16 in 2009.

$30,000

per week is how much Las Vegas police believe Quoc Nguyen, owner of Desert Wireless at 1500 E. Tropicana Ave., could have been making as the middleman in an intenational crime ring invoving stolen iPhones.

800,000

or so Nevadans have no health insurance or buy plans on the individual market.

300-400

is how many mosquito-eating fish were released into areas of the Desert Rose Golf Course by Clark County to combat West Nile outbreaks.

2

teachers from Lied Middle School that have been arrested on sex-related charges since school started in late August.

$813 million

is the amount of the Ponzi scam the Securities and Exchange Commission said Las Vegas medical billing company MRI International Inc. and its owner, ran against mostly Japanese investors.

56

recommendations made by the Department of Justice regarding the Metropolitan Police Department’s use-of-force policies have been fully implemented.

30

years of operation has apparently come to an end for the Southern Nevada Zoological and Botanical Park after numerous fines and citations by various federal agencies.

$100.50

is how much you will pay for the silver collectible medallion commemorating Nevada’s 150th birthday.

SOURCE: Las Vegas Review-Journal