Ocean Township:A message from the Ocean Township PD regarding Halloween and curfews....
Every year during Halloween, some individuals have the idea that it is open season for vandalism and acts of criminal mischief. The Police Department encourages young people to have fun and enjoy the season, but damage to property will not be tolerated.
In accordance with Township Ordinance 3-19.1, there will be a curfew in effect beginning the evening of October 29th through November 1st. The curfew hours will be from 8:00 PM until 6:00 AM. No one under the age of 18 years of age, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian, will be permitted on the streets. All violators will be taken into custody and transported to police headquarters where they will be held until picked up by a parent or guardian.
HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS * Have an adult accompany children, or travel with friends. * Choose a costume that can be easily seen. White, Bright, Reflective. * Children should use sidewalks and cross at corners. * Discuss your child's route of travel. * Examine all candy and treats before eating.
If you have any questions regarding the curfew, please feel free to contact the Township of Ocean Police Department, 732-531-1800