81000000 - Department of State Police Operations

Account Description FY2009
GAA
FY2009  
Total  
Spending
  
8100-0000 Department of State Police Operations
For the administration and operation of the department of state police; provided, that the department shall expend funds from this item for the purpose of maximizing federal grants for the operation of a counter-terrorism unit; provided further, that the department shall maintain the division of field services which shall include, but not be limited to, the bureau of metropolitan district operations; provided further, that not fewer than 40 officers may be provided to the department of conservation and recreation for the purpose of patrolling the watershed property of the department of conservation and recreation; provided further, that funds shall be expended from this item for the administration and operation of an automated fingerprint identification system and the motor carrier safety assistance program; provided further, that not fewer than 5 officers shall be provided to the disabled persons protection commission for the purpose of investigating cases of criminal abuse; provided further, that the department shall enter into an interagency agreement with the department of conservation and recreation to provide police coverage on department properties and parkways; provided further, that the creation of a new or the expansion of the existing statewide communications network shall include the office of law enforcement in the executive office of energy and environmental affairs at no cost to, or compensation from, that office; provided further, that not less than $2,710,146 shall be expended for the payroll costs of the state police directed patrols; provided further, that any community that was selected to receive earmarked funds for directed patrols in fiscal year 2008 shall receive 100 per cent of the amount so earmarked in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that not less than $1,050,000 shall be expended to curb gang-related activities; provided further, that not less than $150,000 shall be provided for the State Courts Against Road Rage program; provided further, that any municipality that was eligible to receive earmarked funds for curbing gang-related activities in fiscal year 2008 shall receive the same amount in fiscal year 2009; provided further, that there shall be a study submitted to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than January 30, 2009, on traffic details worked by the department of state police, including troops A, B, C, D, E, F, and H, over the last 5 years, which shall detail, on a monthly basis: the total number of hours worked on traffic details by state police officers, the total amount paid to state police officers for traffic details, the standard hourly rates for traffic details done by state police officers and the city or town in which traffic details are performed by state police officers; provided further, that not less than $90,121 shall be expended for the costs associated with a training seminar for fourteen members of the Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad in collaboration with the Israeli General Security Service and the Israeli National Police; and provided further, that the department may expend funds from this item for the administration of budgetary, procurement, fiscal, human resources, payroll and other administrative services of the office of the chief medical examiner, the municipal police training committee and the criminal history systems board

                Highway Fund ............... 88.20%
                General Fund ............... 11.80%
256,755,080 252,390,386  

Note:  Governor's veto was overridden.  Text in red reflects vetoed language.

Veto Explanation: I am striking language which earmarks funding for programs not recommended. The reduction in the item incorporates the amount of the stricken earmarked funds.

 
 
HISTORICAL SPENDING CATEGORIES ($000)
column definitions
SPENDING CATEGORY
FY2005
Expended

FY2006
Expended

FY2007
Expended

FY2008
Expended

FY2009
GAA
FY2009
Budget
Reductions
Wages & Salaries 167,910 177,394 224,915 215,503 222,380 -3,899
Employee Benefits 5,681 5,538 6,089 6,091 5,642 -57
Operating Expenses 19,714 26,576 26,212 28,238 28,494 -198
Public Assistance 0 14 0 0 0 0
Grants & Subsidies 0 75 48 0 240 -240
TOTAL 193,305 209,597 257,264 249,832 256,755 -4,394

 

FY2009 Spending Category Chart

Pie Chart: Wages & Salaries=87%, Employee Benefits=2%, Operating Expenses=11%, Grants & Subsidies=0%



 
Earmarks

EARMARK DESCRIPTION

City / Town
FY2009
GAA
  FY2009    
  9C Cuts    
State Police directed patrols Statewide2,710,146 -1,063,755  
Curb gang-related activities Boston, Lawrence, Chelsea, Brockton1,050,000 0  
State Courts Against Road Rage Statewide150,000 -150,000  
Training seminar for 14 MA State Police Bomb Squad members by the Israeli General Security Service and the Israeli National Police Statewide90,121 -90,121