OCBP Core Values

  • Respect and compassion for those we protect and serve; and for each other;
  • Faithful and effective service to our City, its citizens, and its visitors;
  • Devotion to our mission statement to protect patrons of Ocean City beaches; 
  • Uncompromising personal, professional, and organizational integrity;
  • Accountability to ourselves, our Beach Patrol, and those we serve;
  • Leadership and courage in our profession, communities, and lives; 
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion;  

Ocean City Beach Patrol

550 Asbury Ave. Ocean City, NJ 08226 (Mailing Address Only) Email: OCBP@ocnj.us

OCBP Headquarters (1st Street & Beach)  609-525-9200   Zone 1 - 1st Street & Beach 609-525-9205   Zone 2 -12th Street & Beach 609-525-9203  Zone 3 - 34th Street & Beach 609-525-9204  Zone 4 - 59th Street & Beach Station 609-525-9207  OCBP Boat Shop - 46th Street & West Avenue 609-525-9208


General Information
Director of Operations
J. Allan Karas
Operations Chief
Erich Becker
Phone Numbers
Emergencies: Dial 911
1st Street & The Beach
Ocean City,