Meet the Sheriff

Meet the Sheriff


Welcome to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) official website. We at the BCSO are committed to keeping Boone County a safe place to live, work, and raise a family.  

My staff and I are honored and overwhelmed by the support and trust you have placed in us. The BCSO is the second largest Sheriff’s Office in the Commonwealth.  The Sheriff’s Office provides a wide range of complex duties ranging from; Uniform Patrol, Criminal Investigations, School Resource Officers, Court Security, Property Tax Collection, Issuance of CCDW licenses, etc. 

Law Enforcement is, and always will be, our primary focus. The men and women of the BCSO are highly trained and motivated, they understand that the people of Boone County expect and demand a high level of professional law enforcement services.  We deliver these services and administer law and justice firmly and fairly.  

It is our hope that this website will provide you with whatever information you need about our office and its operations. If the information you seek is not readily available on this site, please contact us and we will obtain what you need. 

Sheriff Michael A. Helmig