Budaun district administration is headed by the District Magistrate of Allahabad. The DM is assisted by a Chief Development Officer (CDO), five Additional District Magistrates (ADM) (Finance/Revenue, City, Rural Area, Land Acquisition, Civil Supply), one Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) one City Magistrate (CM), and three Additional City Magistrates (ACM) etc.
The district police is headed by a Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), and is assisted by eight Superintendents of Police (SP)/Additional Superintendents of Police (Addl. SP) (City, Ganga Par, Yamuna Par, Crime, Traffic, Modern Control Room, Protocol and Security). Each of the several police circles is headed by a Circle Officer (CO) in the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police.