NEW BRUNSWICK — The Honorable Travis L. Francis (far right), Assignment Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court Middlesex Vicinage, administers the oath of the Office of Sheriff to Mildred S. Scott as her mother, Gertrude Lincoln, and husband, Richard D. Scott, hold the Bible. On January 1, Scott became the first female Sheriff in Middlesex County and the first ever African-American female Sheriff in New Jersey. (Photo courtesy of Middlesex County)
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