The Historic Town of Boones Mill, Virginia "Your Blue Ridge Gateway"
The Historic Town of Boones Mill, Virginia"Your Blue Ridge Gateway"

Boones Mill Police Department

The Police Department is responsible for patrol duties throughout the corporate limits, investigations of criminal activities, arresting criminal offenders & providing testimony in criminal trials, issuing citations, code enforcement, traffic control & signals, and all other matters related to public safety.  The department is equipped with radar for speed detection. Boones Mill has mutual aid agreements with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and the Roanoke County Police Department: this ensures 24/7 protection in Boones Mill and enables Boones Mill to support the other departments in the surrounding rural areas.

Dennis Deacon

Police Chief


10 years with Boones Mill Police Department 

20 years prior law enforcement work with VA Western Community College Police and Carilion Clinic Police


Training certfications and department priorities include crisis intervention, mental health management, team building, emergency planning, defensive tactics. Chief Deacon also works as a trainer with regional academies and is a certified instructor in firearms and defensive tactics.



Brian McClung

Police Officer


Ferrum College: environment science & criminal justice

3 years work with NC Corrections

7 years work for Rocky Mount Police

Full-time criminal justice teacher at Franklin County High School.

Primary email:


Tim Taylor

Police Officer


Franklin County High School graduate

Extensive professional education and training

20 years work for Franklin County Sheriff's Office



Find Us:

Town of Boones Mill
359 Boones Mill Rd
PO Box 66
Boones Mill, VA 24065

Phone: (540) 334-5404

Fax:     (540) 334-7077

Town Hall

Business Hours

Monday - Friday

9:00am - 4:30pm


Entrance to the Village Park and Town Office
Council Meeting Room
Water Filtration Plant
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