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The Ocean County Department of Corrections is the main custodian of all adult offenders arrested for violations of laws within the County of Ocean. The safety, welfare and control of all inmates within the Ocean County Jail is the main responsibility of the Department of Corrections and its employees.

The Department of Corrections provides internal and external security for the jail facility as well as for the citizens in the surrounding community at large. The value of any law enforcement agency is defined by the principles that guide it.

Please take a moment to view our department's guiding principles as outlined in our Vision and Values statements.

News/Updates

Ocean County Department of Corrections in full compliance with N.J.A.C.10A:31
On April 20-21, 2023 and April 24-28, 2023, the Department of Corrections, through its office of County Services, conducted an inspection on the Ocean County Department of Corrections. The authority to perform the inspection is granted by N.J.A.C. 10A:31, the "manual of Standards of new jersey Adult County Correctional Facilities."
2022 Internal Affairs Summary
This sheet contains some top-line facts and figures for Internal Affairs cases closed in 2022.
Detailed breakdowns can be found in the subsequent pages
Major Discipline Report 2022
Pursuant to IAPP Section 9.11.2 every state, county, and local law enforcement agency in New Jersey is required to submit to the Attorney General and the County Prosecutor, and publish on the agency’s website, a brief synopsis of all complaints where termination, reduction in rank or grade, and /or suspension of more than five days as assessed to an agency member.
Access Corrections-Secure Mail
Access Corrections wanted to inform you that the Securemail program (email and photo service) will no longer be available at our facility starting December 1, 2022. Please use all points and credits before that date.

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