The Ocean View Police Department is a full-service department under the leadership of a Chief of Police. Currently 14 officers strong with one full time secretary. The Ocean View Police department includes patrol officers, admin officers, and two k9 officers and is heavily involved in proactive community law enforcement activities and services including home and business checks, local school engagement, various task force involvement, and neighboring town partnerships. The department recruits volunteers to operate its front desk and has a strong training program requirement for all officers. The Chief of Police reports to the Town Manager under guidelines of Council approved contractual agreement.