Art Akins (Democrat) for Somerset County Sheriff 2019

Art Akins (Democrat) is a career law-enforcement officer and United States Marine inspired to serve as a police officer by his father, the late Willie L. Akins, who was the first African-American police officer in Somerville, NJ.    (Read More)


50 years living the embodiment
of service to others through
military service, personal sacrifice,
hard work and being the example.

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1957 – Willie L. Akins (Father)

Somerville, NJ’s first African-American police officer

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