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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 2016 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

On May 13th, “A Holiday for Heroes” will be hosting “Battle of the Badge” a police vs. firefighter boxing event that is being held at the BB&T Arena.  “A Holiday for Heroes” is a non-profit organization based in Burlington, Kentucky that supports the families of our local military and first responders.ReadMore

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 9:22 p.m. a three vehicle traffic collision on Dixie Highway (U.S. 25) near the intersection of Totten Lane near Florence, Kentucky claimed the life of one of the drivers and sent the two other drivers to the hospital with critical injuries.  ReadMore

On Saturday, April 22, 2017 at approximately 4:15 a.m. a motorist called the Boone County Public Safety Communications Center to report what he suspected to be a person laying on the side of southbound I-71 at the 74 mile marker. ReadMore

Sheriff Michael A. Helmig is pleased to announce the Boone County Sheriff’s Office voluntary participation in the upcoming The National Use-of-Force Data Collection Pilot which is being administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS).ReadMore

On Friday March 31, 2017 at approximately 7:05 p.m. a two vehicle, T-Bone collision on Weaver Road at Sam Neace Road near Florence, Kentucky claimed the life of one of the passengers and sent five others to the hospital. ReadMore

A Burlington, Kentucky man has been arrested for the sexual molestation of a 5 – 7 year old neighborhood girl approximately 20 – 25 years ago. ReadMore



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