Chief Wells is a native of southern Illinois and relocated to southern Indiana after his term with the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Fort Stewart, Georgia as a Combat Engineer. Prior to enlisting in the U.S. Army, Chief Wells attended Vincennes University’s Law Enforcement Program. He graduated from the South West Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in November 2016 after joining the Boonville Police Department as a Patrolman in July 2016. Chief Wells is married with 4 children. He enjoys hunting, camping, boating, and watching his children participate in sports.
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Jon Bruner, Assistant Chief
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. [ EMAIL ]
Adam Wilmes, Detective
Detective Adam Wilmes was sworn into the Boonville Police Department on October 26th, 2015. He graduated from Mater Dei High School in Evansville where he played football, basketball, and baseball. He then went to the University of Southern Indiana where he graduated with a double major in Criminal Justice and Sociology. Prior to being hired on at Boonville, Adam spent a summer interning at a halfway house in Evansville where he worked with a case manager. Today, Adam enjoys spending time with his family and friends, watching his favorite sports teams, and being an assistant football and basketball coach at Mater Dei for his fifth year.
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.[ EMAIL ]
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.
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Thomas Anderson, Sergeant - 3rd Shift Supervisor
Sergeant Anderson was a 1995 graduate of the Boonville High School, majoring in U.S. History. Upon graduation, Anderson joined the Indiana Army National Guard where he served 10 years and was deployed in 2002 to Bosnia, and again deployed to Afghanistan from 2004-2005. In 2006, He was hired by the Boonville Police Department and graduated from the 165th class of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. Anderson was promoted to Sergeant in 2015. Anderson Enjoys working with the community and helping the community that supported him while he was deployed overseas. [ EMAIL ]
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Casey Miller, Patrolman
Officer Casey Miller grew up in Boonville. She attended Boonville High School and graduated in 2005. Before joining the Boonville Police Department in 2016, she was a dispatcher at the Warrick County Sheriff’s office for 8 years. Officer Miller graduated the Southwest Law Enforcement Academy in November 2016. On her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and children.
Trevor Winters, Patrolman
Officer Winters joined the Boonville Police Department in May 2017. He began his law enforcement career in Gibson County, where he served as a Corrections Officer at the Gibson County Jail and a Patrol Officer at the Oakland City Police Department for two years. Officer Winters graduated from the South West Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in May of 2016. In Officer Winter’s spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
Matthew Brown, Patrolman
Officer Matthew Brown joined the Boonville Police Department in July, 2017. Matthew served as a security forces member for four years in the United States Air Force. After serving our country, he safely drove one million miles across the lower 48 states as an owner operator truck driver. After feeling a call to be closer to home and serve the community, Officer Brown decided to park his wheels and joined the Warrick County Sheriff's Office as a correctional officer. Later that year, he joined the Boonville Police Department as a patrolman. He enjoys woodworking, hunting and spending time with his wife and two children.
Chuck Childress, Patrolman
Officer Chuck Childress was hired in 1993 as a part-time officer for the Boonville Police Department. Officer Childress enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.
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