map icon 120 Hooper Ave., Toms River, NJ 08754   phone icon  Phone: 732-929-2044

Our Mission

The Ocean County Sheriff's Office is committed to protecting life and property. We are dedicated to affording all citizens with law enforcement excellence and shall perform our duties in a proficient and effective manner. While performing the customary services of the Sheriff, we remain ready to strengthen and enhance all other law enforcement organizations. We acknowledge that the aptitude needed to effectively complete our mission is based on collective joint deference and dependability shared between the Sheriff's Office, federal, state, county and municipal agencies, and the citizens we serve. As professionals, we are obligated to enforce the laws in a just and unbiased approach, while realizing the statutory and judicial limitations of police authority. In accomplishing our goal of law enforcement excellence, we will steadfastly protect the constitutional rights of every person.


Child Passenger Safety Inspection Stations

The Ocean County Sheriff's Office collaborates with local municipal police departments to offer this service to the public.

CPS Inspection(s) on a regular basis:

Hook and Ladder Co. No.1 (Station 68)
733 Cedarbridge Ave, Lakewood, NJ 08701
*1st Tuesday of each month from 5:00 to 8:00 PM

Ridgeway Fire Department
2848 Ridgeway Road, Manchester, NJ 08759
*1st Wednesday of each month from 4:00 to 7:00 PM

Berkeley Fire Station 17
445 Atlantic City Blvd, Bayville, NJ 08721
*2nd Wednesday of each month from 3:00 to 6:00 PM

Lanoka Harbor Fire Station 61
2 Warren Ave, Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734
*Last Wednesday of each month(April - Sept) from 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Brick Township PD/EMS
1725 Route 88, Brick, NJ 08724
Dates: April 7 & 23, May 5 & 21, June 12 & 18, July 7, August 4 & 20, and September 1 & 17
Time: 3:00pm – 7:00pm

Ocean Township Police

Waretown Lake
182 Wells Mills Rd, Waretown, NJ 08758
Dates: April 13, June 8, July 20

Frederick A. Priff School
139 Wells Mills Rd, Waretown, NJ 08758
May 23

Visit the Child Passenger Safety Seat Program Page for more information

Be sure to contact our CPS Technicians in the event of inclement weather at 732-929-2044 ext. 3392 or ext. 3327. Visit our CPS Page
Sheriff Michael G. Mastronardy

Sheriff Michael G. Mastronardy

Michael G. Mastronardy brings 40 years of law enforcement experience to the Sheriff's Office. Having worked his way up the ranks of the Toms River Police Department, Mastronardy was named Chief of the Department in November 1992. He served as Chief for 22 years until his retirement December 31, 2013.

Sheriff Mastronardy is the Chief Executive Officer of his agency which includes multiple divisions and units in which he is responsible for staffing with highly-trained professional personnel. Navigation Icon More...