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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 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

A missing elderly Union Kentucky woman has been found unharmed. ReadMore

An Aurora Indiana man was arrested after a 42 mile pursuit.  ReadMore

Preliminary indicators point to a medical event causing a fatal collision on I-275. ReadMore

Search team members located a deceased male in a secluded section of the woods on Big Bone Lick State Park property ReadMore

On Thursday, June 16, 2016 at approximately 8:40 a.m. Boone County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a man for the late night shooting of another man following a fight in a trailer park near Florence, Kentucky.ReadMore

On Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Boone County Sheriff’s detectives took five male juveniles ranging in age from 15 to 17 into custody after a near six month long extensive investigation into the group’s criminal enterprise consisting of a vast array of crimes to include robberies, burglaries, drug sales/use, & stealing and selling guns predominately in the Walton & Richwood areas and up to Florence, Kentucky.ReadMore

On Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at approximately 7:40 p.m. Boone County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Hebron, Kentucky man for posting juvenile nude photos of a family member on an internet sex site. ReadMore

On Thursday, May 26, 2016 at approximately 2:32 a.m. a single vehicle collision involving a motorcycle near 7839 Pleasant Valley Road (KY 237) in Florence, Kentucky claimed the life of the motorcycle operator and closed both lanes of the roadway for approximately 3 hours. ReadMore

Boone County Sheriff warns of Grand Juty Scam wherein a caller identifies himself as a Boone County Sheriff’s deputy and informs the victim they have an arrest warrant for missing a grand jury assignment. ReadMore

Boone County Sheriff deputies arrested two Cincinnati men in connection with an attempted burglary of an apartment in Walton KY in the early morning hours of April 21, 2016.  ReadMore

On Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Boone County Sheriff’s detectives charged a Cincinnati, Ohio man with the robberies of the Holiday Inn Express & Waffle House, both in Richwood, Kentucky in the early morning hours of April 20thReadMore

On Saturday, April 3, 2016 at approximately 8:20 a.m. Boone County Sheriff’s investigators arrested a Eubank, Kentucky man for the sexual molestation of a five (5) year old child the day prior at a residence near Florence, Kentucky. ReadMore

Boone County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Carrollton, Kentucky man after he broke into his ex-wife’s house in Union, Kentucky and stabbed her. ReadMore

A Boone County mother and her boyfriend arrested for abuse and torture of oa her three year old child. ReadMore

A three vehicle collision on U.S.-42 near Miller-Owens Road in Verona, Kentucky sent the three drivers to area hospitals; one via Air Care. ReadMore

A woman and two male accomplices have been taken into custody for the robbery of the Heritage Bank in Hebron. ReadMore


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