Township of Ocean, Ocean County, New Jersey

Township of Ocean Police Department

50 Railroad Avenue,Waretown, NJ 08758
Phone: (609) 693-4007

Through collaborative problem solving with the community and aggressive pursuit of criminals, the Ocean Township Police Department endeavors to keep our community save and secure.

A community oriented policing philosophy serves a guiding principal for the department.  Our departments values emphasize the importance of being leaders in the community and builds relationships on trust.  This approach encourages citizen involvement and allows our team to provide quality services that anticipate and respond to the changing needs of the community. 

Our tradition of community policing means that we listen to what you have to say, we respond to complaints and seek out long term solutions to neighborhood problems and challenges.  Our staff, both sworn and civilian are well trained, well equipped and committed to serving our community.
On behalf of the staff of the Ocean Township Police Department, thank you for working with us to make the Township of Ocean a great place to live and visit.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Ocean Township Police Department is to provide effective and efficient police services, through a partnership with the community, to prevent and deter crime as well as reduce the fear of the crime, protect property along with individual rights, and improve traffic safety through education and enforcement.

Core Values
We, the members of the Ocean Township Police Department, are committed to providing quality service to the community. We believe each one of us makes the difference between a good organization and an excellent one, and agree upon the following organizational values:

INTEGRITY - We are committed to maintaining the trust of our community through honest, moral, and ethical behavior that is above reproach.
RESPECT - We are dedicated to being objective, fair, consistent and compassionate in the treatment of our community and fellow employees in all of our actions.
PROFESSIONALISM - In partnership with the community, we strive to provide responsive, effective and quality service through teamwork, problem solving, and personal accountability.

Vision Statement
The Ocean Township Police Department is staffed with the finest men and women in the United States. We will provide a level of service, which is second to none. We will deliver a progressive and cost effective law enforcement service as well as identifying and meeting the challenges of our increasingly diverse community. We will continue to seek input from our citizens and employees in hopes of improving the lives of our township residents and visitors. To achieve this vision, the Ocean Township Police Department is dedicated to sustaining a quality and equitable work environment that is based on merit, and developing its members through effective training and leadership.

Police Chief Michal Rogalski – Officer in Charge
Telephone: 609-693-4007 ext. 295

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