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1 District Attorney s Office FY Budget Presentation John S. Foote District Attorney Earn the public s trust in the pursuit of justice and the enforcement of the law.

2 DEPARTMENTAL BUDGET 2

3 Budget Overview Total District Attorney s Office budget = $11,835,359 Number of programs = 3 Criminal Prosecution Family Support Victim Assistance Total General Fund support = $9,041,171 3

4 Budget Overview Major revenue sources General Fund, 76% Federal, 12% State, 7% Major expenditure categories Personnel Services, 81% Materials & Supplies, 13% CAMI, 3% Cost Allocation Charges, 6% 4

5 Budget Overview State Funding Total GF/LF expenditures on public safety reduced from 16.5% to 16.0% ( Proposed Budget) Funds final implementation of Oregon ecourt in all counties including Clackamas Expenditure trends Technology Goals: More Efficient and Less Expensive Cloud-based software and data storage LEA collaboration RegJIN (5 counties with over 40 agencies) CCSO and Court new case management systems Data exchange planning for more extensive 5

6 Budget Overview Expenditure Trends, continued Technology On-Body Cameras FTE: reduction in FTE since 2008 maintained One100% grant funded advocate added in 2013 One Family Support Collection Agent proposed this year Crime Substantial increase in serious drug possession cases submitted by police agencies (50% in Heroin and 79% in methamphetamine) submitted by police from 2011 to

7 Accomplishments No reported case of child negligence or homicide since the death of David Arthur Hickman in September HOPE Successful completion $1,271,000 Federal revenue passed through the District Attorney s Office. (Approx. 90% to Community Corrections with approx. 1.1M in salary/fringe reimbursement) Cases Resolved without Trial 34% of all cases Less police overtime Fewer victim and witness appearances Speedier case resolution

8 DISTRICT ATTORNEY S PROGRAM BUDGETS 8

9 Programs Criminal Prosecution Person Felony Property Felony Misdemeanor Juvenile Community Prosecution Family Support $20.3 M collected for needy families Victim Assistance Mandated by the Oregon Constitution 9

10 220/Criminal Prosecution/ District Attorney s Office General Fund support = $8,285,444 Other sources of revenue Federal Title VI-E, 1% ($72,000) Child Welfare child dependency State Juvenile Dependency IGA, 1%, ($96,864) Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Intervention, 4% (Pass-through $389,149) Performance outcomes Each month 34% of all criminal cases are settled with a guilty plea within five weeks after the first court appearance Only 16% of all criminal cases were set for trial case management hearings Juvenile Dependency program provided legal support and courtroom advocacy on 314 important juvenile dependency cases involving at risk kids and families 10

11 220/Family Support/ District Attorney s Office General Fund support = $301,278 Other sources of revenue Federal Child Support Program, 73% Reimbursement & Incentives ($1,206,034) State State General Fund, 8%, ($125,000) Performance outcomes $20.3 M child support collected from Oct 2013 Sept 2014 (Federal Fiscal Year) A reduction of $400,000 due to fewer opportunities for large lump sum garnishments and lowering of Federal limits on amounts that can be collected by the courts 11

12 220/Victim Assistance/ District Attorney s Office General Fund support = $454,449 Other sources of revenue Federal Victim of Crime Act, 12%, ($95,774) OVW passed through H3S, 9%, ($71,456) State Criminal Fine Account (Unitary Assessment), 22%, ($181,955) Accomplishments As mandated by the Oregon Constitution Advocates provided 55,814 documented direct victim services in FY

13 DEPARTMENT POLICY LEVEL PROPOSALS SUMMARY 13

14 220/Family Support/ District Attorney s Office Family Support Enforcement Collections Agent GF=$27,844 Federal Reimbursement =$54,050 14

15 220/Family Support/ District Attorney s Office Division of Child Support (DCS) case transfer Average case load per agent is cases transferred in Jan, with additional cases transferred quarterly Non-paying cases with little to no enforcement actions by DCS Significant time required to bring to compliance 15

16 220/Family Support/ District Attorney s Office Clackamas Support Enforcement Team Vigorous enforcement approach Delinquent support payments annual average per agent $2,897,740 16

17 QUESTIONS? 17

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