Professional Standards Unit

The Professional Standards Unit consists of a Lieutenant and a Detective who carry out the mission of the agency’s Internal Affairs Unit duties, as well as conduct the employment background and hiring processes of both sworn and civilian job titles. Positions may also include any volunteer and/or internship opportunities where the individual is working with trained Sheriff’s Office personnel. It is the policy of the Ocean County Sheriff’s Office to accept and investigate all complaints of agency or employee’s alleged misconduct or wrongdoing from any citizen, agency employee, or any other source, including anonymous sources.


To file a commendation or complaint with the Professional Standards Unit, choose one of the following methods:

• In person or by mail - at the Ocean County Sheriff's Office, 120 Hooper Avenue, Toms River, NJ 08753


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• By telephone phone icon  732-929-2044

• By confidential fax fax icon  732.506.5058

• Email email icon  Internal Affairs Unit


To file a complaint Click here

To inquire about employment Click here