Campus Security and Public Safety Department

OCC Security Shield

Mission Statement

The mission of the Ocean County College Security Department is to support the educational mission of the College by promoting safety, providing a variety of emergency services, and working in collaboration with the entire college and the community. The Security Department will partner with students, faculty, staff and visitors to provide a safe and secure learning environment. The goal is to deliver high quality, professional, efficient, and consistent safety services to the campus and to proactively build and strengthen specialized partnerships that engage the community through education and awareness to reduce crime.

“Professionally and compassionately providing a safe learning environment.”

Core Values

  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Compassion

Campus Security works with the Toms River Police to safeguard and serve the college community. Our campus is patrolled twenty-four hours a day seven days a week.

Officers respond to emergencies, regulate the flow of traffic and enforce parking regulations and college policies.  Our officer's are certified in CPR/AED , First Aid, Oxygen and Naloxone Administration and maintain S.O.R.A. certifications. The officer's also receive training through the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, Ocean County Sheriff's Department and various other State and Local Agencies.


Emergency & Safety Alerts

OCC Students and Employees are encouraged to opt-in to OCC's emergency alert system "Viking Alert".  Activate your alerts through your Ocean Connect or visit:

Emergency Help

Emergency call boxes are located in campus buildings and in all parking lots.

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