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.


The OCSO is hiring Public Safety Telecommunicators!

The Ocean County Sheriff's Office is now accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Telecommunicator. Applications will be accepted Monday through Friday 08:30 – 15:00 at the Communications Building, which is located at 138 Chestnut Street in Toms River, NJ. The deadline to return applications is December 15, 2017 at 15:00. You are required to be a county resident and possess the following certifications to apply: Basic Telecommunicator, CPR, and Emergency Medical Dispatch. Please direct all applications to Sergeant Peter Glass. The application and waiver are attached below.

 Public Safety Telecommunicator Application
 Waiver Form

2017 Annual Toy Drive

This holiday season the Ocean County Sheriff's Office will be conducting its annual Toy Drive in conjunction with the Ocean County Chiefs of Police Association.
For more information click on the TOY DRIVE page.

  DEADLINE TO FILE FOR TOYS - December 13, 2017

  DEADLINE FOR DONATIONS - December 20, 2017

Contact number 732-929-2161

 Toy Drive Form

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:

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

Brick Township EMS
Laurelton Fire Company

1725 Route 88
Brick, NJ 08724
Aug. 17, Sept. 21, & Oct. 19 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM

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...