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 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 Thursday, December 08, 2016 at approximately 7:10 a.m. a two vehicle, opposite direction collision on Pleasant Valley Road at Woodcreek Drive near Florence, Kentucky claimed the life of one of the drivers and sent two others to the hospital.  ReadMore

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into the disappearance of Tammy Rohlman of Burlington, Kentucky, who was last seen on Saturday evening, November 12, 2016 after attending a family function in Hebron, Kentucky.UPDATE: Tammy's adult son Charles "Hunter" Rohlman has been charged with Murder and falsely reporting an incident in the case.  ReadMore

Six people arrested in connection with smuggling drugs into the Boone County Detention Center Work Camp. ReadMore

At 11:15 am on Monday, November 14, 2016 a fatal accident temporarily closes I-71 at the 75 mile marker. ReadMore

On Monday, October 31, 2016 at approximately at approximately 1:05 p.m. a single vehicle collision in the 7,500 block of KY-8 (River Road) claimed the life of the driver and sent the passenger, who was ejected, to University Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio via Air Care. ReadMore

Two Cooper High School students are charged after one of them was waving a handgun and pointing it at other students on a school bus. ReadMore

On Saturday, October 22, 2016 at approximately 10:15 p.m. a single vehicle traffic collision on North Bend Road (KY 237) near River Road (KY 8) in Hebron, Kentucky claimed the life of two passengers and sent the driver and another passenger to area hospitals with injuries.  ReadMore

On Monday, October 17, 2016 at approximately 2:25 p.m. a two vehicle collision at the intersection of U.S. 42 and Old Union Road in Union, Kentucky ultimately claimed the life of one of the drivers. ReadMore

On Saturday, October 1, 2016 a single vehicle collision on I-75 at mile marker 176 in Walton, KY claimed the life of one passenger and sent the driver and another passenger to area hospitals with critical injuries. ReadMore

A Verona man who was found dead in a field early this afternoon was possibly gored to death by a bull. ReadMore 

Five charged and several burlaries of area farms and Central Park have been cleared. ReadMore

A Union, Kentucky mans has been arrested for having sexual contact with two minor girls over a period of ten years.  ReadMore

On Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Teens on Wheels Safety Program will be held at the Boone County Public Safety Campus located at 3000 Conrad Lane in Burlington, Kentucky. ReadMore

A car explosion caused by a device on Timberwyck LN is under investigation.  ReadMore


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