Dear Supporter,

Welcome to my campaign website. I have been Sheriff of Monroe County, Illinois since December 2014. In 2018, I am running for re-election.

During the last 3 1/2 years, my department has accomplished a lot.

  • Aggressively pursuing violent offenders and drug dealers
  • Increased felony drug arrests 2,400% since 2014
  • Created specialized unit, the ACE Unit, to combat drug crime
  • Participated in drug awareness programs for Monroe County youth
  • Operated the department under budget in 2015, 2016, and 2017
  • Utilized grants for updating equipment and increased training
  • Created Crime Tip Hotline and Website
  • Conducted active shooter training for schools, churches, and businesses
  • Joined Offender Watch so residents can track sex offenders living in their area
  • Joined the DEA task force, generating additional revenue for the department.

My job as Sheriff includes serving on many boards and organizations.

  • Member of Monroe County Drug Coalition and Monroe County 911 Board
  • Supervisor of Monroe County Emergency Management 
  • Joined Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
  • Appointed to the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force, holding a federal security clearance level
  • Member of the Illinois Sheriffs Association’s Training Committee
  • Chairman of the Illinois Sheriffs Association’s Membership Committee
  • Member of the Southern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission Executive Board and Assist Board
  • Member of the Metropolitan Enforcement Group of Southwestern Illinois
  • Serves on the Executive Board of the Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis

In addition , I am also a proud member of the Monroe County Farm Bureau, NRA, NWTF and Ducks Unlimited

The election is November 6, 2018 and I ask for your vote to serve as Sheriff for another 4 years.


Neal Rohfling
Monroe County Sheriff