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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 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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Press Release


On Monday, November 20, 2017 at approximately 10:05 p.m. a pedestrian walking along the 8,200 block of southbound U.S.-25 (Dixie Highway) near Florence, Kentucky was struck by two vehicles and died as a result of those impacts. ReadMore

On Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 2:55 p.m. Boone County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Empire Drive (KY 3503) and Bluegrass Drive in Florence, Kentucky, for a train derailment accident.  ReadMore

On Monday, November 13, 2017, at 6:01 p.m. a single vehicle traffic collision near 14553 Walton Verona Road in Verona, Kentucky (Boone County) claimed the life of the driver.    ReadMore

On Sunday, November 5, 2017 at approximately 3:55 p.m. an Erlanger, Kentucky man was arrested for robbing the Subway Restaurant located at 1790 Airport Exchange Boulevard near Erlanger (unincorporated Boone County). ReadMore

On Thursday, November 02, 2017 at approximately 3:00 p.m. a lone woman robbed the BB&T Bank located at 2110 North Bend Road in Hebron, Kentucky after presenting a demand note and leaving with an undetermined amount of cash.  ReadMore

On Saturday, October 28, 2017 at approximately 4:05 p.m. a resident at the Grand of Florence rental complex near Florence, Kentucky notified the Public Safety Communications Center of an accident at 855 Clubtrail Drive.  Another resident there was pinned under a pickup truck he had been working on in the parking lot.  ReadMore

On Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at approximately 10:10 p.m. a single vehicle collision in the 12,000 block of Boat Dock Road (KY-1925) in Union, Kentucky claimed the life of the single occupant in the vehicle.  ReadMore

On Monday, October 23, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. a two vehicle traffic collision on Camp Ernst Road (KY 237) just north of Bluestem Drive in Burlington, Kentucky sent two children passengers to the hospital with life threatening injuries and both drivers to local hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.  ReadMore

A Burlington, Kentucky man was arrested for slashing another man’s face with a pocketknife after the two of them had gotten into a fight.  ReadMore

Two people have been arrested in connection with a car hauler and dirt track racecar that was stolen from Richwood. ReadMore

On Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 12:19 p.m. a traffic collision involving a pedestrian and vehicle occurred at the intersection of Coral Drive and West Horizon Drive in Hebron, Kentucky causing the pedestrian to be sent to the hospital with life threatening injuries.  ReadMore

Conner High School teacher Clinton Bell has been arrested for the inappropriate contact and texting (sexting) with one of his students, a 15 year old Junior.  ReadMore

David Goderwis, 39, of Florence KY was arrested on multiple traffic and criminal charges. ReadMore

On October 10, 2017 Maxwell Detzel, 23, was arrested on charges related to a fatal accident on April 22, 2017. ReadMore





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