Community Resources

Community Resource Officer

Officer Kat Eller is the Town of Boone's official Community Resource Officer. Officer Eller's primary goal is to be available and act as the liaison between the Boone Police Department and the Town of Boone community.


In her current role of Community Resource Officer (CRO), she acts as the liaison between the Boone Police Department and the community we serve.  Additionally, Officer Eller:

  • Assists with community relations, public education, crime prevention, neighborhoods and other area specific problem solving
  • Helps with coordination of other Town services to promote a professional response to the residents of Boone
  • Acts as a liaison with clubs and associations within Appalachian State University, the local schools, places of worship and other groups
  • Develops and participates in community events
  • Conducts crime prevention functions such as security reviews and tips to home and business owners
    • Manages alarm ordinance

If you are a member of the Boone community and need additional assistance or guidance from the Boone Police Department, please don't hesitate to Contact Kat Eller. As always, if it is an emergency, please call or text 911.