HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - The Township Committee has filled a vacancy on the police force with the hiring of Tyler T. Ott.

Ott, 25,  is a resident of Howell He.completed the Monmouth County Police Academy's Alternate-Route Program.  

He has an Associates degree in Criminal Justice from Brookdale Community College, and is working on his Bachelors degree at Rutgers, also in Criminal Justice

He was sworn in at the Township Committee meeting Tuesday, June 12 by Mayor Gloria McCauley. He was joined by his family for the ceremony along with , Chief of Police Powell,  Committeemen and Liasons to Public Safety Greg Burchette and Carl Suraci.