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Ocean County Sheriff

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 sheriff is elected to serve a four-year term.

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  • Gene Davis
    (Dem)

  • Tom Mastronardy
    (Rep)

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In your view, what are the biggest issues facing the sheriff's department at this time?

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What are the primary functions of the office of county sheriff? How will you uphold those functions as the elected leader?

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