Allen C. Martin
Allen C. Martin was the first black
undersheriff of Union County. He began his law enforcement career in
1953 when he joined the Elizabeth Police Department, where he was
assigned to the Elizabeth Port area. In 1962, Mr. Martin joined the
New Jersey Department of Corrections as a corrections officer. In
1968 he transferred to the Union County Sheriff's Office where he
served as a sheriff's officer assigned to the warrant squad.