Township of Ocean, Ocean County, New Jersey

Ocean Township Police Department

50 Railroad Avenue Waretown, New Jersey 08758
PRESS RELEASE 04/23/2014

The Ocean Township Police Department will utilize a new communications service effective immediately, that allows us to send important, real time, valuable community information directly to residents using the latest technology.

The Nixle Community Information Service allows us to create and publish messages to be delivered to subscribed residents via cell phone text message and/or email.  Notifications can also be accessed online at Nixle’s web site at  In the very near future, residents will also be able to view the messages on the Township of Ocean’s website.

Messages may include missing persons, road closures, severe weather warning as well as other relevant safety and community event information.

The messages can be sent specifically to residents registered within a ΒΌ mile radius, giving them the opportunity to receive trustworthy information relevant only to their neighborhood.  Residents decide from which local agencies they want to receive information.  Subscribers can also choose the way in which alerts are received, whether it is by email, text message, or over the web.

Nixle builds on the foundations of other public-to-public communication service, such as Twitter, Facebook, and Myspace, but adds a key component: security.  When citizens receive information from our agency via Nixle, they know it can be trust.

Residents of the Township of Ocean and those in neighboring communities can immediately begin receiving pertinent via text message, email, and web by registering at

We are very excited to have you experience it for yourself.  If you have any questions about Nixle please contact Lt. George Thompson at (609) 693-4007.