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Mission Statement and Core Values

The Pine Beach Police Department will commit its resources in partnership with the community to promote a safe and secure environment, free from crime and the fear of crime, to maintain order and provide for the safe and expeditious flow of traffic while practicing our core values.

The Pine Beach Police Department will be guided by our core values in pursuit of our mission. Our core values are:

PARTNERSHIP - We believe in a partnership of support between the police and the community that we serve. We will continue to strengthen that support by developing new outreach programs and expand existing ones.

INTEGRITY - We have committed ourselves to elevated standards of trust, responsibility and discipline while promoting justice in a fair and impartial manner. We will earn the trust, respect and support of the citizens through service with integrity to the community we serve.

NOBLE - We are proud of the reputation our department has built over the years and are committed to continuing this through diligence and hard work.

EXPERIENCE - We take great pride in creating a positive experience between our personnel and the community.

BENEVOLENT - We are dedicated to providing compassionate and caring service to the community we serve.

ETHICS - We will continue to build trust with our community and within our department through honesty and integrity in our decision-making. We guarantee to uphold the principles and values embodied in the constitutions of the United States and the State of New Jersey.

ACCOUNTABILITY - We are proud of our profession and will ensure that our members are dedicated, highly trained and capable of handling the daily demands of the law enforcement profession. We promote a collaborative environment for sharing information, resources, assistance and expertise.

COURTEOUS - We provide service in a courteous, efficient, and accessible manner. We foster community and employee involvement through problem-solving partnerships, recognizing and responding with sincerity to those in need of our services.

HONOR - We are committed to the highest ideals of honor and integrity to maintain the respect and confidence of government officials, subordinates, the public and fellow police officers.


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Promotion Announcement

January 1oth, 2024

On January 10th Ptl. Joseph Maffia was promoted to the position of Detective. Det. Maffia is a graduate from Lacey High school in 2017 and a graduate from the Ocean County Police Academy in 2019! He previously worked for Seaside Park Police and Pemberton Police before joining the Pine Beach Police Department in 2021! He will be assigned to the Criminal Investigations Bureau where he can begin his new assignment. The Pine Beach Police Department would like to congratulate Det. Maffia on this achievement and wish him a long and successful career!

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Promotion of New Chief

November 10th, 2021

On November 10th Keith Brown was officially sworn in as Chief of Police of the Pine beach Police Department. Chief Brown has been with the police department for over 20 years and has served as a supervisor for over 10 years! The police department would like to congratulate Chief Brown on his promotion and wish him a lot of success in this new chapter of his career. We would also like to thank all that attended the ceremony including but not limited to Prosecutor Billhimer, Chief Carrington, Sheriff Mastronardy, Chief Kosh, Chief DiBella, Chief Kunz, chief Demarco, and all other members of our public safety family.

Contact Us



NON EMERGENCY (732)-349-2010 (24 Hours – non emergency line answered by Ocean County Sheriff’s Department)

FAX 732-240-5827

599 Pennsylvania Ave, Pine Beach, NJ 08741, USA

(732) 341-2616

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