Michael G. Mastronardy
Term Expires: 12/31/2019
Michael G. Mastronardy brings 40 years of law enforcement experience to the Office of Ocean County Sheriff. Having worked his way up the ranks of the Toms River Police Department, Mastronardy was named Chief of the Department in November 1992. He served in that capacity until his retirement Dec. 31, 2013. As Ocean County Sheriff, Mastronardy is responsible for preserving the peace and providing the security for the judges, the courts and the people who use them. He is responsible for the Ocean County Office of Emergency Management, Communications Division, Enhanced 911, the Criminal Investigation Unit, Criminalistics, Project Lifesaver, the Marine Unit, the Countywide Identification Program, the Child Passenger Safety Seat Program and the Ocean County Police Academy. He provides K-9 support for all 33 municipalities including bloodhounds to track missing people, bomb dogs, drug dogs and an arson dog.
Sheriff Mastronardy is past president of the Ocean County Association of Chiefs of Police and the New Jersey State Chiefs of Police Associtaion. He currently serves on the Juvenile Justice Committee, the Conference Committee of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, is First Vice President of the Sheriff's Association of New Jersey (SANJ) and the National Sheriff's Association Technology Committee. He has been a consultant to NOBLE (National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives) on Cultural Diversity issues and has served on the New Jersey Human Relations commission.
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