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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 the Constable Selection System; 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
2012-13

Estimates
2011-12

Difference
Between
2012-13
and
2011-12

Actual
2010-11

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Public Safety Division - Office of the Assistant Deputy Minister 578,900 704,100 (125,200) 590,849
2 Ontario Police College 18,530,600 18,334,200 196,400 18,011,293
5 External Relations Branch 177,370,400 166,367,300 11,003,100 148,023,670
6 Private Security and Investigative Services 6,249,800 6,251,300 (1,500) 5,315,404
7 Centre of Forensic Sciences 27,833,900 27,457,900 376,000 27,786,620
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 230,563,600 219,114,800 11,448,800 199,727,836
  Total Operating Expense 230,563,600 219,114,800 11,448,800 199,727,836
  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 23,951,500 24,233,500 (282,000) 3,485,195
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 23,951,500 24,233,500 (282,000) 3,485,195
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 17,600 82,200 (64,600) 14,223
  Total Statutory Appropriations 17,600 82,200 (64,600) 14,223
  Total Capital Expense 23,969,100 24,315,700 (346,600) 3,499,418
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
8 Public Safety Division 142,946,000 139,609,700 3,336,300 111,345,964
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 142,946,000 139,609,700 3,336,300 111,345,964
  Total Capital Assets 142,946,000 139,609,700 3,336,300 111,345,964


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     46,900
  Transportation and communication     26,600
  Services     18,400
  Supplies and equipment     11,300
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     578,900
2603-2 Ontario Police College      
  Salaries and wages     8,893,300
  Employee benefits     1,104,800
  Transportation and communication     802,500
  Services     5,651,600
  Supplies and equipment     2,079,400
  Subtotal     18,531,600
  Less: Recoveries     1,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     18,530,600
2603-5 External Relations Branch      
  Salaries and wages     5,863,100
  Employee benefits     756,000
  Transportation and communication     1,757,600
  Services     7,131,000
  Supplies and equipment     471,700
  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   5,833,000  
     Safe and Vital Communities Grant   855,000  
     Federal-Provincial First Nations Policing Agreement   32,906,700  
     Municipal Hate Crime Extremism Investigative Funding   250,000  
     Ontario Association of Crime Stoppers   225,000  
     Grants for Public Safety   619,000  
     Police Officer Recruitment Fund   15,700,000  
     Court Security   22,300,000 161,391,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     177,370,400
2603-6 Private Security and Investigative Services      
  Salaries and wages     2,909,600
  Employee benefits     468,500
  Transportation and communication     300,900
  Services     2,440,100
  Supplies and equipment     130,700
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     6,249,800
2603-7 Centre of Forensic Sciences      
  Salaries and wages     18,457,500
  Employee benefits     2,811,700
  Transportation and communication     487,100
  Services     1,574,100
  Supplies and equipment     4,503,500
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     27,833,900
  Total Operating Expense for Public Safety Division     230,563,600
  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   23,150,500  
     Loss on asset disposal   1,000 23,151,500
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     23,951,500
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     17,600
  Total Capital Expense for Public Safety Division     23,969,100
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
2603-8 Public Safety Division      
  Buildings     142,886,000
  Land and marine fleet     60,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     142,946,000
  Total Capital Assets for Public Safety Division     142,946,000