Ocean City Police Department

  • Agency: Ocean City Police Department
  • Address: 6501 Coastal Highway, 501 South Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, 21842 MD
  • Chief: Bernadette DiPino (Chief of Police)
Phone: 410-723-6610
Fax: 410-723-6955

Ocean City Police Department is located at 6501 Coastal Highway, 501 South Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City, 21842 MD. The Chief of Police of the department is Bernadette DiPino. The Ocean City Police Department phone number is 410-723-6610.

Ocean City Police Department News

Our Citizens Police Academy class had a fun day on Saturday! The day started off with emergency vehicle training where they got to drive our patrol cars through a safety course. In the afternoon, they learned about firearms safety, our QRT unit and got to shoot our patrol firearms.

PAWESOME turn out today! :) On behalf of the Worcester County Humane Society our Animal Control Unit would like to thank everyone who came out to support a great cause! Please share your pictures with us! And thanks again!

Pet owners! Don't forget about this awesome event happening on the Boardwalk today! 🐶😊🐱

It's Wanted Wednesday! This week we are featuring Warner Rivers. If you know of his whereabouts, call our Crime Tip Hotline at 410-520-5136 or visit oceancitymd.gov/police and leave an anonymous tip.

Worcester County Animal Control is holding rabies clinics on October 18 and October 19. Only $5 for Worcester County residents and $10 for non-residents! If this is NOT your animal’s first rabies vaccination you are advised to bring its previous vaccination certificate in order to receive a 3-year booster shot. Cats, dogs, and ferrets over 3 months are required to be vaccinated. Dogs must be secured on a leash and under control of an adult. Cats and ferrets must be in a carrier or box with air holes. Please contact Worcester County Animal Control for more information: 410-352-3234, 410-641-9559, or 410-632-1340.

Keep an eye out! Our recruiters will be at the following schools this week - Mount Aloysius, Stevenson, Indiana University of PA, University of Maryland College Park, Slippery Rock, Mount St. Mary's, California University of PA, and finally, the Maryland Law Enforcement Hiring Expo!

Cpl. Chip Green, Pfc. Joe Laughlin and mounted horses Benson and Tucker recently completed a training course in Mounted Law Enforcement Operations at the Gettysburg Horse Park in Gettysburg, PA. Some of the topics they trained on included crowd management, sensory obstacles, formations, and police tactics from horseback.

This is AWESOME news our Animal Control Unit would LOVE the local community to know! The Worcester County Humane Society has produced a great spay and neuter commercial and is also in the process of opening a low cost spay and neuter clinic! Super exciting and much needed for the community! If you have any questions or are interested in donating to the clinic please contact the Humane Society!

#FLASHBACKFRIDAY Throughout the summer we recieved many photos from citizens of our men and women in blue. Here is a collection of some memories from this summer that we would like to share with you! We thank you for the photos, for your support, and the memories! :)

*MISSING CAT IN NORTH OC* Bud is missing from the 143rd St area in North Ocean City area. If you see or find Bud please contact our Animal Control Unit at 410-723-6600. He is wearing a collar.

Did you lock your vehicle? With opiate addiction on the rise, communities across the region continue to see an increase in thefts from vehicles. In nearly every case, the vehicle was left unlocked. Always lock your vehicle doors! Read more tips here: https://oceancitymd.gov/oc/ocpd-reminding-citizens-to-lock-vehicles-2/

Come see us! We're up and running in Booth 56 at the Monroeville Convention Center.

Tomorrow we will be at the WestPACs job fair. Come see us at Booth 56!

Officers are requesting the public's assistance in identifying the female pictured. She is a suspect in a malicious destruction of property that occurred last night. Anyone with information about the identify of this female is requested to notify Pfc. Snyder: 410-520-5351, Csnyder@oceancitymd.gov

With "Doggie Season" in full effect and Halloween coming up. Our Animal Control Unit would like to invite you to join in on this awesome event put on by the Worcester County Humane Society! It's a blast for both pet and owner and each year gets even better!

Today we're on campus at Youngstown State University. Stop by the Kilcawley Center from 9-3!

A heroin distribution investigation led Narcotics Unit detectives to a significant marijuana operation this summer. Two suspects were recently indicted. Read more: https://oceancitymd.gov/oc/heroin-distribution-investigation-leads-ocean-city-detectives-to-significant-marijuana-operation/

It's Wanted Wednesday and this week we are looking for Levin Martin. If you know of his whereabouts, call our Crime Tip Hotline at 410-520-5136 or visit oceancitymd.gov/police to leave an anonymous tip.

Today we're at Lincoln University! You can find us in the Student Union building from 9-3:30 and then we have an informational meeting in the Grim Hall Auditorium from 4-6. If you have ever been interested in a career in law enforcement, you owe it to yourself to stop by and see us! @ Lincoln University of PA

Worcester County Animal Control is holding rabies clinics on October 18 and October 19. Only $5 for Worcester County residents and $10 for non-residents! If this is NOT your animal’s first rabies vaccination you are advised to bring its previous vaccination certificate in order to receive a 3-year booster shot. Cats, dogs, and ferrets over 3 months are required to be vaccinated. Dogs must be secured on a leash and under control of an adult. Cats and ferrets must be in a carrier or box with air holes. Please contact Worcester County Animal Control for more information: 410-352-3234, 410-641-9559, or 410-632-1340.

Endless Summer Cruisin' is set to begin on Thursday and visitors are being reminded of local ordinances and common traffic violations. Read more: https://oceancitymd.gov/oc/ocpd-reminding-visitors-of-local-ordinances-ahead-of-motor-event/

Officers need your help to identify these two suspects who stole a server's purse at Higgin's Crab House on 31st Street on Friday, Sept. 29. The theft occurred inside the restaurant sometime around 9:30 p.m. If you know who these two are or have any information, please contact Ofc. Yovanny Ramirez at 410-520-5341 or at yramirez@oceancitymd.gov. Anonymous tips can also be submitted at oceancitymd.gov/police.

Chief Buzzuro has issued a letter to Ocean City citizens addressing the "appalling behavior" displayed over the weekend. Read the full letter here: https://oceancitymd.gov/oc/ocean-city-police-chief-responds-to-appalling-behavior-during-h2oi-weekend/

Come see us! We're in the Sykes Student Union at West Chester from 9-2 and are in Cushwa Hall at Youngstown State University from 9-3!

The OCPD officer involved in last nights incident was treated and released with minor injuries. For more information about the incident, visit the Maryland State Police website: http://news.maryland.gov/msp/2017/10/01/two-arrested-after-striking-police-officers-in-ocean-city/