Door County Juvenile Investigator Chris Neuville has announced his candidacy for Sheriff. The 38-year old Sturgeon Bay resident has been a member of the Door County Sheriff’s Department since 1999, having been hired as a patrol deputy by then Sheriff Chuck Brann. After five years on the road, he was promoted to his current position by Sheriff Terry Vogel. Neuville has been the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) instructor for a decade, teaching approximately 2,000 students about the dangers of drugs & alcohol, while developing a positive rapport with school children & teenagers. A strong advocate of the DARE program, Neuville would continue teaching the class if elected. He has been an active member of the Door County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force since 2006, assisting in the apprehension & prosecution of several individuals who victimized or attempted to victimize children via the internet. Neuville has taught internet safety courses to more than 1,000 adults & children locally, to officers at a national law enforcement conference in San Jose, California in 2011, & at the Wisconsin Sheriff’s Conference on Internet Safety last year. He is a member of the Door/Kewaunee Drug Task Force & is concerned that drug use continues to be a serious problem in Door County. Neuville has been very active in the community & is the driving force behind the annual Emergency Vehicle Fun Day. A 1994 Sturgeon Bay high school graduate, he & his wife, Amy, have one son, Blake.