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Public Safety Division - VOTE 2603

Reporting to the Deputy Minister of Community Safety, the Public Safety Division works with its policing partners to promote community safety. Activities include: scientific analysis in the Centre of Forensic Sciences; oversight of private security practitioners; development of policing 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
2014-15

Estimates
2013-14

Difference
Between
2014-15
and
2013-14

Actual
2012-13

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Public Safety Division – Office of the Assistant Deputy Minister 742,800 743,400 (600) 765,547
5 External Relations Branch 209,871,700 185,516,100 24,355,600 172,968,893
6 Private Security and Investigative Services 3,069,600 3,740,200 (670,600) 5,022,823
7 Centre of Forensic Sciences 27,589,700 27,660,300 (70,600) 26,811,039
Total Including Special Warrants 241,273,800 217,660,000 23,613,800 205,568,302
Less: Special Warrants 35,734,000 - 35,734,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 205,539,800 217,660,000 (12,120,200) 205,568,302
Special Warrants 35,734,000 - 35,734,000 -
  Total Operating Expense 241,273,800 217,660,000 23,613,800 205,568,302
  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 18,090,300 18,638,800 (548,500) 23,950,379
Total Including Special Warrants 18,090,300 18,638,800 (548,500) 23,950,379
Less: Special Warrants 8,456,000 - 8,456,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 9,634,300 18,638,800 (9,004,500) 23,950,379
Special Warrants 8,456,000 - 8,456,000 -
S Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 280,600 8,100 272,500 14,223
  Total Statutory Appropriations 280,600 8,100 272,500 14,223
  Total Capital Expense 18,370,900 18,646,900 (276,000) 23,964,602
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
8 Public Safety Division 14,798,600 29,907,000 (15,108,400) 135,416,634
Total Including Special Warrants 14,798,600 29,907,000 (15,108,400) 135,416,634
Less: Special Warrants 14,569,000 - 14,569,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 229,600 29,907,000 (29,677,400) 135,416,634
Special Warrants 14,569,000 - 14,569,000 -
  Total Capital Assets 14,798,600 29,907,000 (15,108,400) 135,416,634


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     575,700
      Employee benefits     71,900
      Transportation and communication     26,600
      Services     57,300
      Supplies and equipment     11,300
  Total Operating Expense     742,800
2603-5 External Relations Branch      
      Salaries and wages     5,655,800
      Employee benefits     728,300
      Transportation and communication     830,700
      Services     6,027,400
      Supplies and equipment     407,000
      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   11,942,200  
          Safer and Vital Communities Grant   855,000  
          Federal-Provincial First Nations Policing Agreement   31,937,000  
          Municipal Hate Crime Extremism Investigative Funding   250,000  
          Ontario Association of Crime Stoppers   225,000  
          Grants for Public Safety   10,311,000  
          Court Security   58,000,000 196,222,500
  Total Operating Expense     209,871,700
2603-6 Private Security and Investigative Services      
      Salaries and wages     1,958,800
      Employee benefits     309,300
      Transportation and communication     300,900
      Services     369,900
      Supplies and equipment     130,700
  Total Operating Expense     3,069,600
2603-7 Centre of Forensic Sciences      
      Salaries and wages     18,332,500
      Employee benefits     2,811,700
      Transportation and communication     487,100
      Services     1,454,900
      Supplies and equipment     4,503,500
  Total Operating Expense     27,589,700
  Total Operating Expense for Public Safety Division     241,273,800
  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     93,700
      Transfer payments      
          Federal-Provincial First Nations Policing Agreements     840,000
      Other transactions      
          Capital Investments   17,155,600  
          Loss on asset disposal   1,000 17,156,600
  Total Capital Expense     18,090,300
  Statutory Appropriations      
      Other transactions      
Statutory         Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     280,600
  Total Capital Expense for Public Safety Division     18,370,900
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
2603-8 Public Safety Division      
      Buildings - asset costs     14,388,600
      Machinery and equipment - asset costs     350,000
      Land and marine fleet - asset costs     60,000
  Total Capital Assets     14,798,600
  Total Capital Assets for Public Safety Division     14,798,600