OCEAN CITY, MD – (July 10, 2018): The Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) Criminal Investigation Division’s Special Enforcement Unit recently completed multiple plain-clothes operations in partnership with the OCPD Patrol Division. These operations focused on addressing crime at and around Ocean City’s most populated area – the Boardwalk.
During the plain-clothes operations, detectives were focused on addressing peace and good order crimes, such as disorderly conduct, ordinance violations, and property crimes. Additionally, detectives focused their efforts to reduce the incidents related to robberies in the downtown area. As a result of the operations, a total of 61 arrests were made, four citations issued, and six handguns and other weapons were seized.
The Special Enforcement Unit was established in 2013 and operates as a proactive criminal investigative unit, focused on working closely with the community to identify problems and fight against crimes that directly affect the citizens of Ocean City.