Financial Programs Bureau operations focus on Department financial matters, with an emphasis on budget, revenue, and monitoring of personnel, and is divided into the following three units:
Budget Services - prepares the Department’s annual $2.68 billion budget request for submission to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Additionally, the section monitors budgetary expenditures and revenues to ensure the Department remains within the Board of Supervisors’ adopted budget.
Special Accounts Unit - responsible for collecting the Department’s annual $1.31 billion in revenue for providing law enforcement services to 42 contract cities, superior court, County departments (County Services/Parks), MTA, Metrolink, and Community Colleges. In addition, the Unit bills the state and the County for reimbursement of prisoner maintenance in relation to AB109 realignment and parole violators.
Item Control Unit - monitors and tracks approximately 10,000 sworn and 8,000 professional staff employee positions Department-wide, providing executives and requesting units with reports on the status of staffing, vacancies, hiring, and promotions.