RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Chuck Allen, also known as "Trooper Chuck", has announced he is running for Washoe County Sheriff.
According to a press release, Allen has been in law enforcement for 23 years with the NHP, serving as their public information officer for the last 10 years. He is also a member of the Nevada Air Guard.
In a press release, Allen said, "I have been a part of the command staff team at both the Highway Patrol division and Department of Public Safety-Director's Office for the past 10 years. This, coupled with nearly 30 years of military service, as well as serving in active leadership positions on many non-profit boards of directors, has provided me a wealth of diverse leadership and experience. I know the importance of providing accurate and timely information and how to engage the public."
Allen has lived in Reno since 1987. He has been married for 21 years to Teresa, and they have two grown children, Bailey and Sheldon.