Budget 2013/14 Budget Paper No.3 Agency Budget Statements
Tabled paper 292
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Department of the Treasury and Finance
45 Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services Community Safety and Crime Prevention Provide a range of services to address community safety including: intelligence-led policing focused on problem solving; targeting repeat offenders and crime hot spots; targeting the underlying causes of crime, including alcohol; visible police patrols, crime prevention and education programs; fostering community involvement and building community relationships; and developing and testing plans to respond to threats and minimise their impact. Key Deliverables 2012-13 Mini Budget 2012-13 Estimate 2013-14 Budget Proportion of people surveyed who felt safe or very safe at home alone during the day1,2 national average national average national average Proportion of people surveyed who felt safe or very safe at home alone at night1,3 national average national average national average Proportion of people surveyed who said they were satisfied or very satisfied with police services1,4 national average national average national average 1 Data sourced by National Survey of Community Satisfaction with Policing commissioned by the Australia New Zealand Police Advisory Agency (ANZPAA) and conducted by the Social Research Centre. Data is based on responses from people 15 years and over. 2 The national average for 2011-12 was 94.8 per cent. 3 The national average for 2011-12 was 87.8 per cent. 4 The national average for 2011-12 was 74.7 per cent. Output Group: General Policing, Crime Detection, Investigation and Prosecution Outcome: Effective and efficient response, investigation and prosecution services. Output Group/Output 2012-13 Mini Budget 2012-13 Estimate 2013-14 Budget $000 $000 $000 General Policing, Crime Detection, Investigation and Prosecution 188 615 193 684 208 590 Response and Recovery Services 60 574 62 202 67 384 Investigations 82 492 84 709 91 833 Services to the Judicial Process 45 549 46 773 49 373 Key Variations The General Policing, Crime Detection, Investigation and Prosecution output group increase in 2013-14 is due to additional Commonwealth funding under the Stronger Futures National Partnership Agreement for the provision of remote policing and additional funding for the provision of an additional 120 police, enhancement of the Northern Territory Joint Emergency Communications Centre, additional staff to operate a 24/7 front counter service at the Alice Springs Police Station and the repairs and maintenance program.
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