The 2012 Executive Budget Document
Department of State Police [ http://www.vsp.state.va.us/ ]Mission Statement
The Virginia State Police, independent yet supportive of other law enforcement and criminal justice agencies, will provide high quality, statewide law enforcement services to the people of Virginia and our visitors; and will actively plan, train and promote emergency preparedness to protect the citizens of the Commonwealth and its infrastructure.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 218,520,446||$ 77,167,467||$ 226,457,124|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 202,134,370||$ 80,483,473||$ 226,386,304|
|2011 Appropriation||$ 208,872,941||$ 74,724,931||$ 206,274,029|
|2012 Appropriation||$ 219,399,383||$ 72,321,845||$ 220,748,878|
|2013 Base Budget||$ 219,399,383||$ 72,321,845||$ 213,203,793|
|2013 Addenda||$ 9,734,592||$ 835,498||$ 8,449,553|
|2013 Total||$ 229,133,975||$ 73,157,343||$ 221,653,346|
|2014 Base Budget||$ 219,399,383||$ 72,321,845||$ 213,203,793|
|2014 Addenda||$ 8,459,505||$ 835,498||$ 7,233,551|
|2014 Total||$ 227,858,888||$ 73,157,343||$ 220,437,344|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2013 Base Budget||2,463.00||386.00||2,849.00|
|2014 Base Budget||2,463.00||386.00||2,849.00|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Align positions with proper service areaAligns agency positions with programmatic funding. With various budget reductions being implemented, the agency has been required to make organizational changes.
Align funding to correct service areasAligns funding supporting trooper school to the correct service area.
Remove savings generated through operational efficienciesRemoves savings that will be generated through operational efficiencies.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (322,961) $ (557,961)
Remove weigh station staffing plan submission requirementStrikes language pertaining to a staffing plan being required prior to allotment of funding. This plan is no longer needed due to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Department of State Police and the Department of Transportation. The state police will ensure that the weigh stations are staffed in accordance to the MOU.
Distribute Central Appropriation amounts to agency budgetsAdjusts the agency budget to reflect amounts moved to or from Central Appropriations to cover the costs of items such as changes in retirement and other benefit contribution rates, as well as the distribution of other centrally funded items.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 3,477,699 $ 3,477,699 Nongeneral Fund $ 835,498 $ 835,498
Adjust funding to reflect changes in rent charges at the seat of governmentProvides additional funding to cover the general fund share of increased rent charges at the seat of government. The rent rate increase, the first in six years, results from additional costs to maintain facilities.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 847 $ 1,129
Align staff fundingAligns funding that supports staff to the current organizational structure.
Enhance clandestine lab programProvides funding for clandestine methamphetamine lab (CML) clean-ups/disposal activities. Historically, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has handled the cost and coordination of lab clean-ups/disposal. The DEA will no longer bear this cost, requiring the agency to do so. The cost of a hazardous waste contractor for the removal of the items associated with the CML must now be absorbed by the lead investigative agency involved with the discovery of the CML, which is often the Department of State Police.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 377,000 $ 264,000
Transfer appropriation to correct service area and fund typeAdjusts fund type to correctly reflect the fund that supports Help Eliminate Auto Theft (HEAT) and Insurance Fraud.
Provide funding to reduce trooper vacanciesProvides funding to fill 40 vacant state troopers positions.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 2,911,840 $ 3,100,800
Adjust funding to reflect changes in information technology and telecommunication chargesAdjusts the agency's budget for the general fund share of information technology and telecommunication charges based on changes in utilization, services, and rate changes approved by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission on July 1, 2010, and September 1, 2011.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 972,969 $ 972,969
Align appropriation with correct service areas and expected revenuesAligns appropriation with cash and expected revenues.
Fund changes in state employee workers' compensation premiumsAdjusts the agency's budget for the general fund share of state employee workers' compensation premiums based on the allocation of FY 2013 and FY 2014 program costs provided by the Department of Human Resource Management. The allocation is based on the historical experience of the agency and reflects the current policy of providing agencies with 50 percent of any increased costs and allowing agencies to retain 50 percent of any reduced costs.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ (337,434) $ (283,801)
Enhance Sex Offender Investigative UnitProvides 43 surveillance officer positions to monitor sex offenders. Since the sex offender monitoring workload will be handled by surveillance officers, trooper positions could be redeployed to other activities. Some of the existing troopers positions will be retained in the Sex Offender Investigative Unit for investigations and to provide support to the surveillance officers.
FY 2013 FY 2014 General Fund $ 2,654,632 $ 1,484,670 Authorized Positions $ 43 $ 43