North Wildwood Police will have officers patrolling the water off the North Wildwood beach starting this weekend. Currently, the New Jersey State Police Marine Bureau patrols the waterways in and around North Wildwood and are assisting with directed patrols in the area. Patrols on the water by North Wildwood Police will be used to supplement current enforcement efforts.
North Wildwood Police will be assisted by the North Wildwood Fire Department in this joint operation. The City has received several complaints related to careless operation of personal watercraft interfering with swimmers. Personal watercraft operators are prohibited from operating within 50 feet of the shoreline and within 50 feet of any person in the water.