Officer Biographies


Saltzman WebsiteDaryl Saltzman, Chief
Chief Saltzman joined the Boonville Police Department in April, 1987.  In 1996 Daryl became Boonville’s first K-9 Officer.  His K-9 partner, Albin, retired in 2000.  During this time, Daryl served as Assistant Chief for 9 years until June, 2005 when he was promoted to Chief of Police.  Daryl graduated from the F.B.I. Academy in September, 2001 and currently serves as a D.A.R.E. Officer.  Daryl enjoys spending time with his wife, Cyndi and their two children, Jordan and Samantha.


Geoff WebsiteGeoffrey North, Assistant Chief
Assistant Chief North was a combat medic in the U.S. Army with the 82nd Airborne Division.  He is a veteran of Desert Shield/Storm and spent time in both Saudi Arabia and Iraq.  Upon leaving the Army after 4 years he became a full-time firefighter/EMT and a part-time police officer in Montpelier, Vermont.  North hired on with Boonville in January, 2002.  He graduated, with honors, from the 150th class with the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.  North served as the head D.A.R.E. Officer and School Resource Officer until 2011.  He joined the Indiana National Guard in 2007 as a Military Police Officer and currently serves as a Operations Sergeant with the 384th Military Police Company.  North was appointed to Assistant Chief of Police in 2015.  North is a training officer and defensive tactics instructor.  North enjoys riding his motorcycle and spending time with his wife, Rhonda and his daughter, Cori

Bruner WebsiteJon Bruner, Detective
Detective Jonathan Bruner began his Law Enforcement career in October of 2000 with the Boonville Police Department.  Prior to this he graduated from Boonville High School in 1989, served in the U.S. Army for 3 years, including one tour in Ft. Riley, Kansas and one tour in Camp Casey, South Korea.  After serving our country he worked as a Correction Officer with the Warrick County Sheriff’s Office for 2 years.  He enjoys fishing and camping.

McKain WebsiteBryan McKain, School Resource and D.A.R.E. Officer
SRO Bryan McKain attended Roane State Community College located near Knoxville, Tennessee where he received an Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Criminal Justice.  McKain decided in high school that he wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement.  Prior to becoming a police officer, McKain worked part-time with McKain Heating & Cooling.  Officer McKain was hired by the Boonville Police Department in 2006, and graduated from the 165th session of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.  McKain enjoys serving the fine citizens of Boonville to the best of his ability.

John Swain, Police Chaplain

Chaplain John Swain is a certified Senior Chaplain, certified by the International Conference of Police Chaplains.  He has served the police officers of the Boonville Police Department for nine years.  He is available to respond to the needs of the Boonville Police Department 24 hours a day, seven days a week.