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

A Florence, KY man was killed in an ATV accident on a farm in Union, KY on January 8, 2017. ReadMore

Boone County Sheriff detective is asking for assistance in identifying two men who robbed the Motel 6 in Richwood, KY on December 28, 2016.  ReadMore

Boone County Sheriff’s deputies are currently looking for a Hebron, Kentucky man who was last seen at the Country Inn & Suites located at 729 Petersburg Road in Hebron, Kentucky this morning at approximately 1:20 a.m.  ReadMore

Boone County Sheriff deputies are searching for the driver of a hit and run accident that occurred on Queensway DR at appoximately 6:50 a.m. on December 14, 2016.  Updated 12/15/2016 The driver has turned himself in.  ReadMore

Sheriff deputies respond to Richwood Shell station for a report of a woman stabbed in the chest. ReadMore

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


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