Boone County Sheriff

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The Boone County Sheriff’s Office, located in Northern Kentucky, serves a broad and diverse population of over 110,000 residents across 256 square miles. Boone County borders Southwest Ohio, Southeast Indiana, and the Ohio River.  Boone County serves as a conduit for three (3) major US Interstate systems (I–71, I–75, and I–275). The closest major city, Cincinnati, OH, is only a fifteen (15) minute drive from the borders of Boone County. The above demographics also represent the ability of the regional population to easily traverse local and state boundaries. The combined populations of the three Northern Kentucky Counties (Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties) and Hamilton County, OH (Cincinnati) serve a population of over one million people.

Sheriff Michael A. Helmig is the 64th Sheriff of Boone County, a constitutionally elected office that dates back to 1799. Sheriff Michael A. Helmig is responsible for a wide variety of duties, including, but not limited to full–time law enforcement services, property tax collection, election duties, and service to the Boone County Civil and Criminal Courts.

Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2015 Boone County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Academy. The class will be held on Thursday evenings from 6pm–9pm at the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
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Press Release

Two men charged with breaking into a church and removing a safe - 11/20/2015 ReadMore

A Walton Kentucky man has been arrested and charged in the death of a seven week old infant. - 11/13/2015 ReadMore

An indiana woman has been charged with stealing purses from three different churches in Boone County - 10/26/2015

Boone County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a Hebron, Kentucky man for engaging in sexual contact with a 10 year old girl
– 8/13/2015 ReadMore

On Tuesday, August 04, 2015 at approximately 2:00 a.m. a tractor rollover accident on a farm in the 11,000 block of Big Bone Road in Union, Kentucky claimed the life of a passenger.– 8/4/2015 ReadMore

A Verona, Kentucky man was taken to University Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio via Air Care with reported critical injuries from a moped accident.– 8/3/2015 ReadMore

On Friday, July 24, 2015 at approximately 10:30 a.m. a lawn mowing accident in the Thornwilde subdivision in Hebron, Kentucky claimed the life of the mower operator.– 7/24/2015 ReadMore

On Thursday, July 23, 2015 at approximately 7:00 a.m. a two vehicle traffic collision on Ted Bushelman Boulevard (KY–3159) near Florence, Kentucky resulted in the death of the one of the drivers.– 7/23/2015 ReadMore

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