Employment, Internship Opportunities, and Ride Along Program

Employment Information

The Boone Police Department currently employs 38 sworn police officers, however we are always accepting applications for the Police Officer (Pool). Current positions available are:

All available employment opportunities for the Boone Police Department can be found here. For more information, please email Sergeant Dennis O'Neal.

Internship Information

Thank you so much for your interest in completing your internship with the Boone Police Department.   Because of the increasing level of interest being expressed in our program, we have implemented formal application procedures in order to streamline this competitive process.  

Please complete the Boone Police Internship Application and email the completed application to Community Liaison Officer Kat Eller, along with a resume, references, and essay. Upon reviewing the applications, follow-up interviews will be scheduled.  At this time, we are only accepting applications from Appalachian State University undergraduate and graduate students.     

Internships are offered for Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters in the areas of investigations, patrol, and administration (graduate students only). The deadlines for application are: 

  • Spring  Semester: September  15
  • Summer Semester: February  15
  • Fall  semester: June  15

Please have all materials to Officer Eller by 5pm on these dates.  Again, thank you for your interest in working with our department. Please feel free to email Officer Eller with any questions. We look forward to hearing from you!