The mission of the Ocean Shores Police Department is to prevent crime, enforce the law and
support quality public safety by delivering respectful, professional and dependable police
The Ocean Shores Police Department will continue to grow, adapt and evolve as we provide the
highest level of service and protection to our residents and the visitors to our community.
With this vision in mind, we will achieve and surpass them by providing our officers and
employees with the knowledge, tools and opportunities to meet and exceed all present and future
needs of the City, within the scope of law enforcement services. We will work in cooperation with
our community to proactively identify and address areas of needed improvement, and to
continually provide the level of service and safety deserved by our City, its residences and
The Ocean Shores Police Department (OSPD) requires all members, full-time employees and
volunteers alike, to subscribe to its ethical standard of conduct and to act in a reasonable,
considerate and professional manner to fellow members and the public at all times. The
department has adopted a Mission and Vision Statement, as written by the department
members. It is each volunteer’s responsibility to read, understand, and uphold his or her role
within the context of the department’s Mission Statement and Agency Values/Vision.
To read Ocean Shores Police Department Crime Watch Policy & Procedure Manual click here.
To apply click here.