PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION - VOTE 2603

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PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION - VOTE 2603

The Public Safety Division works with its policing partners to promote community safety. Activities include: training through the Ontario Police College; scientifc analysis in the Centre of Forensic Sciences; licensing of private security practitioners; development of guidelines and standards; monitoring and inspecting police services; distribution of crime prevention grants; support for intelligence led operations; management of provincial appointments and selections systems; delivery of the Major Case Management System; the promotion of animal welfare; and representing the province in negotiating tripartite First Nations Policing Agreements.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2008-09

Estimates
2007-08

Difference
Between
2008-09
and
2007-08

Actual
2006-07

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Public Safety Division - Office of the Assistant Deputy Minister 919,300 1,332,400 (413,100) 1,366,532
2 Ontario Police College 15,806,300 15,422,800 383,500 17,017,868
3 Police Support Services Branch 7,762,200 7,060,600 701,600 7,902,243
5 External Relations Branch 133,157,300 120,312,900 12,844,400 100,087,469
6 Private Security and Investigative Services 6,363,000 6,918,800 (555,800) 2,641,674
7 Centre of Forensic Sciences 25,082,600 24,878,600 204,000 25,388,332
  Total Including Special Warrants 189,090,700 175,926,100 13,164,600 154,404,118
Less: Special Warrants - 72,200,000 (72,200,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 189,090,700 103,726,100 85,364,600 154,404,118
Special Warrants - 72,200,000 (72,200,000) -
  Total Operating Expense 189,090,700 175,926,100 13,164,600 154,404,118
  OPERATING ASSETS        
4 Public Safety Programs Division 2,000 2,000 - -
  Total Including Special Warrants 2,000 2,000 - -
Less: Special Warrants - 2,000 (2,000) -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 2,000 - 2,000 -
Special Warrants - 2,000 (2,000) -
  Total Operating Assets 2,000 2,000 - -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
2603-1 Public Safety Division - Office of the Assistant Deputy Minister      
  Salaries and wages     483,900
  Employee benefits     73,100
  Transportation and communication     96,600
  Services     224,400
  Supplies and equipment     41,300
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     919,300
2603-2 Ontario Police College      
  Salaries and wages     7,152,500
  Employee benefits     1,134,200
  Transportation and communication     802,500
  Services     4,638,700
  Supplies and equipment     2,079,400
  Subtotal     15,807,300
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     15,806,300
2603-3 Police Support Services Branch      
  Salaries and wages     2,193,700
  Employee benefits     263,600
  Transportation and communication     1,883,200
  Services     3,213,800
  Supplies and equipment     207,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     7,762,200
2603-5 External Relations Branch      
  Salaries and wages     4,790,500
  Employee benefits     712,200
  Transportation and communication     1,124,400
  Services     3,716,200
  Supplies and equipment     1,113,800
  Transfer payments      
     Safer Communities 1,000 Officers Partnership   45,493,500  
     Grants for Community Policing and Crime Prevention   30,708,800  
     Grants for Municipal Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) Programs   1,200,000  
     Miscellaneous Grants - Policing Services   7,108,000  
     Safe and Vital Communities Grant   855,000  
     Federal-Provincial First Nations Policing Agreement   30,992,900  
     Municipal Hate Crime Extremism Investigative Funding   250,000  
     Ontario Association of Crime Stoppers   200,000  
     Grants for Public Safety   119,000  
     Victims Safety Project   3,673,000  
     Safe Schools Strategy - Education Funding Enhancements   1,100,000 121,700,200
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     133,157,300
2603-6 Private Security and Investigative Services      
  Salaries and wages     4,284,600
  Employee benefits     668,500
  Transportation and communication     375,900
  Services     878,300
  Supplies and equipment     155,700
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     6,363,000
2603-7 Centre of Forensic Sciences      
  Salaries and wages     16,886,600
  Employee benefits     2,087,300
  Transportation and communication     837,100
  Services     1,418,100
  Supplies and equipment     3,853,500
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     25,082,600
  Total Operating Expense for Public Safety Division     189,090,700
  OPERATING ASSETS      
2603-4 Public Safety Programs Division      
  Deposits and prepaid expenses     1,000
  Advances and recoverable amounts     1,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     2,000
  Total Operating Assets for Public Safety Division     2,000