A total Public Safety Budget of $31,672,725.00 was approved by the Monroe County Commission in September of 1999, to take effect October 1, 1999. The total budget was held to the same amount as the previous fiscal year budget (1998-1999). The budget included a Cost of Living increase for Sheriff's Office employees of 2%, plus a salary increase of 6% for those employees who received a yearly employee evaluation of three or above on a scale of one to five. For information about deputies pay as compared to other Florida Counties, go to the Comparison Study of Starting Salaries for Deputies and Annual Rent in 30 Florida Counties.
The following tables give a general breakdown of the total budget (Table #1), followed by general breakdowns of the three main budgetary categories, Law Enforcement (Table #2), Corrections (Table #3) and Court Security (Table #4).
Table #1: Total Public Safety Budget,
including Law Enforcement, Corrections and Court Security Costs
|Total Public Safety Budget||$31,672,725.00|
Table #2: Law Enforcement
|Total Law Enforcement Budget||$16,711,074.00|
Table #3: Corrections
|Total Corrections Budget||$14,154,845.00|
Table #4: Court Security
|Total Corrections Budget||$806,808.00|
Anyone with questions about these budget documents can e-mail the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Finance Division, Assistant Director of Finance Tom Ravenel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Media questions should be directed to Media Relations Officer Deputy Becky Herrin at email@example.com.
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