Amilcar “Mickey” Colon of Elizabeth was recently sworn in by Union County Sheriff Joseph Cryan recently as Union County Undersheriff. Colon is the first person of Latino heritage to achieve the position of Undersheriff in Union County.

He was congratulated by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. The new Undersheriff, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, served with the Elizabeth Police Department for more than 20 years.