Four years goes by in a hurry. I was honored in 2012 to begin my first four-year term as sheriff of this parish with Richard Baumy as my Chief Deputy Sheriff. And I believe in those four years we have worked hard to keep St. Bernard the safest parish in the New Orleans area. Now, as I am being sworn in June 30 for the start of a second term, I look back on my first four years...
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In the NEWS

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office offers Halloween safety tips

October 19, 2017 -

It’s that time of year again: time for some tricks and some treats. With that in mind, the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is working hard to ensure residents have a… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office attends Night Out Against Crime gatherings

October 18, 2017 -

On Tuesday night, Oct. 17, several hundred St. Bernard Parish residents from Arabi to the eastern end of the parish gathered to celebrate the National Night Out Against Crime. Some… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office to hold drug take-back day

October 16, 2017 -

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann encourages residents to properly dispose of unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications on Saturday, Oct. 28 as the Sheriff’s Office participates in the… Continue Reading »»

Closed for Columbus Day

October 8, 2017 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 9 in observance of Columbus Day. The administrative offices will reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies visit with local school children

October 6, 2017 -

Deputies from the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office Community Relations division and the SWAT team recently visited with local elementary school students to speak about officer duties and show them… Continue Reading »»

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Aaron Johnson named chaplain for SBSO; Will attend to employees in personal crisis and help the public connect to programs

Aaron Johnson was among the volunteers who came to St. Bernard Parish to gut the battered homes of residents and otherwise help them after the flood of Hurricane Katrina.

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St. Bernard residents can get extra sheriff’s patrols at their home while on vacation or otherwise away for an extended time;

Sheriff James Pohlmann reminds residents that before they leave town for an extended trip they should call the Sheriff’s Office at 271-2501…
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Sheriff’s Office asks residents and businesses with outdoor surveillance cameras to register in a database.

Sheriff James Pohlmann is asking residents and business owners to help in… Continue Reading »»