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 2017 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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On Monday, June 19, 2017 at approximately 1:10 a.m. a lone gunman held up the United Dairy Farmers store located at 8577 Dixie Highway near Florence, Kentucky. Within hours detectives posted images from the UDF surveillance system on the Boone County Sheriff’s social media sites and were rewarded with tips as to the identity of the bandit.
On Friday, June 23, 2017 at approximately 11:00 a.m. Boone County Sheriff’s investigators charged a Covington, Kentucky man for sexually abusing an 8 year old girl in the overnight hours of March 15th/16th, 2017 at a friend’s home in Hebron, Kentucky.
On Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at approximately 10:30 a.m. a single vehicle collision on southbound I-71 at the 73.5 mile marker claimed the life of one of the occupants and sent the other to University Hospital via Air Evac.
Boone County Sheriff’s investigators arrested a Union, Kentucky man for taking nude photos of an unknowing juvenile girl while she changed clothes in a restroom and then uploading them to a SmugMug online account.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.