Fiscal Transparency 

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How we ensure fiscal transparency and accountability:

  • Conducting in-depth reviews of both our current and capital budgets to ensure cost effectiveness and sustainability.
  • Identifying grant funding opportunities wherever possible.
  • Reviewing service fees to ensure cost recovery.
  • Working with partners to share services wherever possible to reduce costs.
  • Continuously looking for ways to efficiently and effectively improve business practises.

Budgets

We ensure our budgeting process is in compliance with the Ontario Policing Standards and other applicable legislation.

The budget is developed to support our Strategic Plan and to meet changing needs in our community. The budget highlights provides quick facts on our budget and staffing.

The 2021 Budget was approved for $462.5 million, a 3.75 percent increase from last year.

The Capital Budget allocates money for the purchasing and/or maintenance of fixed assets (e.g., land, facilities renovations, equipment etc.). Our ten-year Capital Plan totals $597.5 million.

 2021 Budget Highlights

2021 Net Current Budget - $462,500,000
2021 Capital Budget - $56,431,000
2021 to 2030 10-Year Capital Plan - $597,477,000 

2021 Authorized Complement

Uniform - 2,190
Civilian - 928
Cadets - 30
Total - 3,148

2021 Policing Population 1,461,000
2021 Policing Households 437,000

Cost Per Capita - $316
Cost per Household - $1,058

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