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Program A: Administrative

Program Authorization: R.S. 40:1375; R.S. 42:1264

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Administrative Program is to provide basic and continuing training to State Police and other law enforcement agencies, so that they will be educated, skilled, and highly capable of performing their duties in a professional and appropriate manner.

The goals of the Administrative Program are:

  1. Employ the latest technology to make universally available current information and training.
  2. Provide ongoing skills and career development training so that State Police personnel will be well-trained and able to perform their duties in a professional manner.
  3. Become an exemplary program through new initiatives and services.
  4. Provide continuous training and logistical support to the State Police Transportation and Environmental Section (TESS), the U.S. Department of Sate Anti-Terrorist Assistance Program (ATAP), and the Emergency Response Training Facility at Holden.

The Administrative Program consists of the following activities (organizationally expressed as sections): Administrative, Operations, and Applied Technology.

The Administrative Section is responsible for the coordination of the agency's budget, legislative and agency planning, and coordinating all training and logistical needs of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections, Public Safety Services, other state, federal, and local agencies utilizing the State Police Academy. The Administrative Section supervises physical maintenance of the State Police Academy, the Walker Shooting Range, and the Emergency Response Training Facility at Holden; coordinates professional services contracts, employee training and development, vendor payments, preparation of fiscal reports, and all purchases for the State Police Academy. In addition, The Administrative Section maintains all training and recertification records for the Louisiana State Police that are required by law and other training records from professional training programs outside the State Police Academy.

The Operations Section is responsible for training needs and requests; training and recertification for all required topics of the Office of State Police; coordination of instructors, training materials, classrooms, equipment, and all other materials and needs to conduct a State Police Cadet Academy, in-service training, professional development courses, professional training courses, and other specialized training required to enable the Louisiana State Police to accomplish their mission.

The Applied Technology Section supervises, developments, and implements all training, certification and recertification of state, local, and federal personnel in the use of the Intoxilizer and field sobriety testing. In addition, the Applied Technology Section performs maintenance and certification of intoxilizers throughout the state and maintains records regarding training and certification of personnel and equipment.

OBJECTIVES AND PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

Unless otherwise indicated, all objectives are to be accomplished during or by the end of FY 1999-2000. Performance indicators are made up of two parts: name and value. The indicator name describes what is being measured. The indicator value is the numeric value or level achieved within a given measurement period. For budgeting purposes, performance indicator values are shown for the prior fiscal year, the current fiscal year, and alternative funding scenarios (continuation budget level and Executive Budget recommendation level) for the ensuing fiscal year (the fiscal year of the budget document).

 

 

RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR THE PROGRAM

SOURCE OF FUNDING

This program is funded from Self-generated revenue and Federal Funds. Self-generated revenue is derived by charging various agencies (including State Police) for use of the academy. The Federal Funds are from the United States Department of State for anti-terrorism training.

ANALYSIS OF RECOMMENDATION

GENERAL FUND

TOTAL

T.O.

DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$8,627,963

8

 

ACT 44 FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BA-7 TRANSACTIONS:

$0

$0

0

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$8,627,963

8

 

EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET November 20, 1998

 

 

 

 

 

$0

$38,051

0

 

Annualization of FY 1998 -1999 Classified State Employees Merit Increase

$0

$8,044

0

 

Classified State Employees Merit Increases for FY 1999 -2000

$0

($23,131)

   

Risk Management Adjustment

$0

$77,831

0

 

Acquisitions and Major Repairs

$0

($313,440)

0

 

Nonrecurring Acquisitions and Major Repairs

($4,874)

0

Salary Base Adjustment

$0

($41,221)

0

 

Salary Funding from Other Line Items

$0

$62,272

0

Other Annualizations - Salary increase for commissioned personnel

 $0

 $577

0

 

Civil Service Fees

         

$0

$8,432,072

8

 

TOTAL RECOMMENDED

 

 

 

 

 

$0

($195,891)

0

 

DIFFERENCE (TOTAL RECOMMENDED AND EXISTING OPERATING BUDGET)

The total means of financing for this program is recommended at 97.7% of the existing operating budget. It represents 90.7% of the total request ($9,287,768) for this program. The deceased funding is primarily due to the removal of funding for nonrecurring acquisitions and major repairs.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

$68,914

 

Other Professional Services for contracted services for instructional programs and audio visual productions

 

 

 

$68,914

 

TOTAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

OTHER CHARGES

$488,157

 

Salaries and related benefits for 10 commissioned personnel

$14,022

 

Commissioned personnel receive $4.50 per workday for uniform maintenance and $17.85 monthly standard allowance ($2.50 monthly for footwear and $15.35 monthly for gun maintenance)

$341,943

 

Expenses paid for meals provided to students attending programs at the academy. (This expenditure is contingent upon revenues generated)

$6,006,834

 

Contractual agreement with the U.S. Department of State to provide facilities for training international police officers

 

 

 

$6,850,956

 

TOTAL OTHER CHARGES

 

 

 

 

 

Interagency Transfers:

$1,391

 

Civil Service/Comprehensive Public Training employees pro rata share of expenses

 

 

 

$1,391

 

TOTAL INTERAGENCY TRANSFERS

ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS

$41,443

 

Replacement of exercise equipment and stacking chairs

$36,388

 

Major repairs replace glass doors

 

 

 

$77,831

 

TOTAL ACQUISITIONS AND MAJOR REPAIRS


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