The Department of Police Services and the Office of Fire and Rescue commit themselves to the highest levels of professionalism and are dedicated to ensuring public safety.
Both departments strive toward enhancing the quality of life for all members of the community through the discharge of duties in a manner consistent with fairness and impartiality, while respecting the individual’s dignity, constitutional rights and human rights.
The Headquarters of the Ocean City Police Department is located at 835 Central Avenue, just behind City Hall. The Police Department includes a patrol, Detective and Records Bureau, and a Traffic and Community Police Unit.
The Headquarters of the Ocean City Fire and Rescue Department is located at 550 Asbury Avenue, just at the northern edge of the city's downtown. This four-bay drive-through building was completed in 1983 and serves as the main station for the department. With offices for the chief of department, suppression officers, and training, the building also houses the offices of code enforcement.