The Orange County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit is the law enforcement unit that is responsible for patrolling the waterways of Orange County. This division is made up of numerous individuals that have knowledge of the laws of the State of Texas and the Water Safety Act laws, as well as other laws that affect the boating of water vessels on Orange County waterways.

The duties of the Marine Unit personnel not only pertain to making sure that the laws and ordinances are obeyed by boaters, but extend to all aspects of law enforcement. The Marine Unit responds to all types of offenses, such as boating accidents, boat thefts, drownings, and the search and recovery of property.