599 Pennsylvania Ave.
            P O Box 425
            Pine Beach, NJ 08741

            732-341-2616 - Please call 9-1-1 for any emergency


            Email Information



                                               Chief Matthew Petrecca -

                                               Sergeant Keith Brown -



The Borough of Pine Beach Police Department is accepting Applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must possess a valid PTC certificate, Alternate Route Graduate certificate or a Class II Special Officer Waiver eligible certificate. Applicants must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of New Jersey. Applicants must possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license. Applicants must be of good moral character, and must not have been convicted of any criminal offense.

Qualified applicants can pick up an application from April 15 to April 30, 2019 during the hours of 10:00am-3:00pm Monday – Friday at Pine Beach Borough Hall, located at 599 Pennsylvania Avenue at the clerk’s office. Cost of the application is $50.00 and can be paid with check or money order made out to the Borough of Pine Beach. Upon submitting the application at Borough Hall, applicants shall drop off a resume and cover letter with application.

The deadline for submission of applicants is May 1, 2019 and is non-negotiable. Any questions please contact Sgt. Keith Brown 732-341-2824.

Pine Beach Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Mission Statement and Core Values

The Pine Beach Police Department will commit its resources in partnership with the community to promote a safe and secure environment, free from crime and the fear of crime, to maintain order and provide for the safe and expeditious flow of traffic while practicing our core values.

The Pine Beach Police Department will be guided by our core values in pursuit of our mission. Our core values are:

PARTNERSHIP - We believe in a partnership of support between the police and the community that we serve. We will continue to strengthen that support by developing new outreach programs and expand existing ones.

INTEGRITY - We have committed ourselves to elevated standards of trust, responsibility and discipline while promoting justice in a fair and impartial manner. We will earn the trust, respect and support of the citizens through service with integrity to the community we serve.

NOBLE - We are proud of the reputation our department has built over the years and are committed to continuing this through diligence and hard work.

EXPERIENCE - We take great pride in creating a positive experience between our personnel and the community.

BENEVOLENT - We are dedicated to providing compassionate and caring service to the community we serve.

ETHICS - We will continue to build trust with our community and within our department through honesty and integrity in our decision-making. We guarantee to uphold the principles and values embodied in the constitutions of the United States and the State of New Jersey.

ACCOUNTABILITY - We are proud of our profession and will ensure that our members are dedicated, highly trained and capable of handling the daily demands of the law enforcement profession. We promote a collaborative environment for sharing information, resources, assistance and expertise.

COURTEOUS - We provide service in a courteous, efficient, and accessible manner. We foster community and employee involvement through problem-solving partnerships, recognizing and responding with sincerity to those in need of our services.

HONOR - We are committed to the highest ideals of honor and integrity to maintain the respect and confidence of government officials, subordinates, the public and fellow police officers.



Pine Beach Police Department Early Warning System Information:   Early Warning System Revised 080318.pdf


Pine Beach Police Department Professional Standard Quarterly


Copy of 2019 Professional Standards Summary - Table 1-Complaints Filed.pdf

Copy of 2019 Profes Standards Summary Report-Table 3-Court Dispositions (1) (1).pdf

Copy of 2019 Profes Standards Summary Report-Table 2-Court Dispositions (2)-1 (1).pdf







If you, or someone you know, are experiencing sexual abuse or sexual harassment, Pine Beach Police wants to know. We want you to report right away! Why?

·         We want to keep YOU safe; it is our job! It is your right to be free from sexual abuse and sexual


·         We want to conduct an investigation of the reported incident.

·         We want to hold the perpetrator accountable for his/her actions.

·         We want to provide YOU with relevant information and support services.


Pine Beach Police offers multiple ways to report sexual abuse and sexual harassment. Reports can be made anonymously.

·         Call at (732) 341-2824.

·         Report to any staff, volunteer, contractor, or medical or mental health staff.

·         Submit a grievance or a sick call slip.

·         Report to the PREA coordinator or PREA compliance manager.


Pine Beach Police has partnered with Ocean County Prosecutors Office Special Victims Unit to provide survivors of sexual abuse with emotional support services. To access these services, contact
(732) 341-2824 or send a letter to:

*Refer to the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, 42 U.S.C. 15602 for more information on anonymous reporting and limits to confidentiality for emotional support services.




If you are interested in working for the Pine Beach Police Department, please click here:  Pine Beach Recruitment Brochure.pdf



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