County sheriff recognized as ‘Trailblazer’

County sheriff recognized as ‘Trailblazer’

East Brunswick Sentinel

Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred S. Scott was honored last week for her achievements as a female in law enforcement and politics.

She was among those to receive an Evangelina Menendez Trailblazer Award from U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez during his fifth annual Women’s History Month event on March 15 at Bergen County Community College in Paramus.

Scott became the first female sheriff in Middlesex County and the first African-American sheriff in New Jersey when she was sworn in on Jan. 1, 2011.

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