Ocean County Department of Corrections in Toms River, New Jersey
Ocean County Department of Corrections
120 Hooper Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753
The Ocean County jail, called the Ocean County Department of Corrections, is located at 114 Hooper Avenue in Toms River, New Jersey. The Ocean County Department of Corrections can be reached by phone at (732) 929-2043. The warden, Theodore J. Hutler Jr. has been the warden for over 30 years.
The Ocean County jail is responsible for all adult offenders who are arrested within Ocean County, New Jersey. The Ocean County Department of Corrections uses a classification system to place individuals into minimum, medium or maximum security custody. The classification system consists of a scoring method that takes into account the individual's current charges, drug and alcohol history, institutional history, severity of past convictions and several other factors. The Ocean County Department of Corrections transfers any inmate who is sentenced to one year or more to the New Jersey State Department of Corrections.
The Ocean County jail is responsible for the safety and well being of all of its inmates. The facility provides institutional services, health care services and program services. The inmates are provided food, laundry service and access to a commissary and supplies. Health care is provided to all inmates by a private professional company. Inmates also receive intake orientation, counseling, social services, vocational guidance, access to a library, religious activities and more.
Inmates are allowed to receive visitations from visitors who pre-register either in the jail lobby or online. Inmates can receive visits on weekdays between 6 pm and 9:30 pm and on weekends between 7:30 am and 3:00 pm. Inmates are only allowed two visits per week.
There are certain requirements that visitors must meet in order to visit inmates. First, all visitors must 18 years of age or older unless they are with an adult family member or unless they are married to the inmate. Visitors also need to present valid identification. In addition, visitors need to pass through a metal detector and agree to a physical search before stepping into the visiting area. It should also be noted that individuals cannot visit inmates if they have been incarcerated in the Ocean County jail or in any state prison within one year.