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The Public Safety Division works with its policing partners to promote community safety. Activities include: training through the Ontario Police College; scientific 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
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Public Safety Division - Office of the Assistant Deputy Minister 704,100 906,800 (202,700) 628,890
2 Ontario Police College 18,334,200 17,374,200 960,000 17,923,571
3 Police Support Services Branch 6,468,600 6,706,600 (238,000) 6,569,965
5 External Relations Branch 159,898,700 157,799,500 2,099,200 136,583,881
6 Private Security and Investigative Services 6,251,300 6,355,600 (104,300) 4,912,890
7 Centre of Forensic Sciences 27,457,900 25,839,900 1,618,000 26,088,374
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 219,114,800 214,982,600 4,132,200 192,707,571
  Total Operating Expense 219,114,800 214,982,600 4,132,200 192,707,571
  OPERATING ASSETS        
4 Public Safety Programs Division 2,000 2,000 - -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 2,000 2,000 - -
  Total Operating Assets 2,000 2,000 - -
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
9 Public Safety Division 163,668,200 150,991,200 12,677,000 16,937,815
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 163,668,200 150,991,200 12,677,000 16,937,815
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 82,200 51,600 30,600 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 82,200 51,600 30,600 -
  Total Capital Expense 163,750,400 151,042,800 12,707,600 16,937,815
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
8 Public Safety Division 175,000 70,000 105,000 38,969
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 175,000 70,000 105,000 38,969
  Total Capital Assets 175,000 70,000 105,000 38,969



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     475,700
  Employee benefits     71,900
  Transportation and communication     66,600
  Services     68,600
  Supplies and equipment     21,300
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     704,100
2603-2 Ontario Police College      
  Salaries and wages     8,217,500
  Employee benefits     1,014,200
  Transportation and communication     802,500
  Services     6,221,600
  Supplies and equipment     2,079,400
  Subtotal     18,335,200
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     18,334,200
2603-3 Police Support Services Branch      
  Salaries and wages     1,993,700
  Employee benefits     233,600
  Transportation and communication     1,083,200
  Services     3,050,200
  Supplies and equipment     107,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     6,468,600
2603-5 External Relations Branch      
  Salaries and wages     3,869,400
  Employee benefits     522,400
  Transportation and communication     674,400
  Services     5,365,500
  Supplies and equipment     363,800
  Transfer payments      
     Safer Communities 1,000 Officers Partnership   49,593,500  
     Grants for Community Policing and Crime Prevention   30,708,800  
     Grants for Municipal Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) Programs   2,400,000  
     Miscellaneous Grants - Policing Services   5,858,000  
     Safe and Vital Communities Grant   855,000  
     Federal-Provincial First Nations Policing Agreement   36,718,900  
     Municipal Hate Crime Extremism Investigative Funding   250,000  
     Ontario Association of Crime Stoppers   200,000  
     Grants for Public Safety   619,000  
     Safe Schools Strategy - Education Funding Enhancements   1,700,000  
     Police Officer Recruitment Fund   15,700,000  
     Court Security   4,500,000 149,103,200
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     159,898,700
2603-6 Private Security and Investigative Services      
  Salaries and wages     2,909,600
  Employee benefits     468,500
  Transportation and communication     300,900
  Services     2,441,600
  Supplies and equipment     130,700
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     6,251,300
2603-7 Centre of Forensic Sciences      
  Salaries and wages     17,682,500
  Employee benefits     2,786,700
  Transportation and communication     487,100
  Services     1,998,100
  Supplies and equipment     4,503,500
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     27,457,900
  Total Operating Expense for Public Safety Division     219,114,800
  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
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
2603-9 Public Safety Division      
  Services     800,000
  Other transactions      
     Capital Investments   24,570,800  
     Loss on asset disposal   1,000  
     Major Infrastructure Projects   138,296,400 162,868,200
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     163,668,200
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     82,200
  Total Capital Expense for Public Safety Division     163,750,400
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
2603-8 Public Safety Division      
  Land and marine fleet     175,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     175,000
  Total Capital Assets for Public Safety Division     175,000