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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Sobriety check point results in a number of arrests for narcotics possession and driving while intoxicated, as well as the seizure of four weapons

August 29, 2016 -

A sobriety check point in Chalmette the night of Aug. 25 resulted in a number of arrests for narcotics possession and driving while intoxicated, as well as the seizure of… Continue Reading »»

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St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies cut grass at homes of Livingston Parish first-responders affected by flooding

August 28, 2016 -

Members of the St. Bernard Parish Sheriffs Office took a day to go cut grass for first-responders in Livingston Parish who do not have time to do so or who… Continue Reading »»

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Chalmette man booked with burglary and possession of stolen things after he was seen inside one vehicle and was pulling on door handles of others

August 26, 2016 -

A Chalmette man was booked with simple burglary, possession of stolen things and other charges after he was seen inside one vehicle and was pulling on door handles of others,… Continue Reading »»

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High Speed Crash Causes Fatality in St. Bernard Parish

August 26, 2016 -

St. Bernard Parish – This morning, shortly after 7:00 am, Louisiana State Police investigated a fatal crash on LA 39 (East Judge Perez), just east of the Violet Bridge.  The… Continue Reading »»

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Participants say they are taking free Sheriff’s Office Citizens Police Academy class which just started because they want to learn about law enforcement in St. Bernard Parish

August 26, 2016 -

Several people said they are taking the free Sheriff’s Office Citizens Police Academy class which started Aug. 24 because they want to learn what law enforcement is about in St.… Continue Reading »»

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

CRIMESTOPPERS REWARD UP TO $2500

Keith Guerra was shot to death on October 27, 2015 at approximately 7:20pm on Palmisano Blvd...
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Aaron Johnson named chaplain for St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office; Will attend to employees in personal crisis and help the public connect with programs for personal problems such as addictions

Aaron Johnson was among the volunteers who came to St. Bernard Parish to gut the battered homes...

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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; Call (504) 271-2501; Vacation crime prevention tips listed

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 »»