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

Chalmette man booked with extortion and online impersonation

July 14, 2017 -

A Chalmette man out on a $10,000 bond awaiting trial for charges related to an August 2016 arrest for computer-aided solicitation of a juvenile teen-age girl is being investigated for… Continue Reading »»

A Day Of Observance” Held To Honor Local First Responders

July 14, 2017 -

Pastor Robert Collins of Timothy Trumpet of Truth Ministry hosted “A Day of Observance” for local first responders to show appreciation for their hard work, dedication and willingness to put… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Junior Deputy Academy final week

July 13, 2017 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Junior Deputy Academy’s final week included a visit to the St. Bernard Pistol and Rifle Range in eastern St. Bernard Parish and lessons on gun… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Reserve Division Receives Donation From Knights Of Nemesis

July 11, 2017 -

  The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Reserve Division recently received a $250 donation from the Knights of Nemesis Social Club and Parade. The donation was presented by Nemesis President Billy… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard sheriff’s Office seeks suspect who stole and used the debit card of an elderly man who had suffered a diabetic episode

July 7, 2017 -

Your browser does not support HTML5 video. The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who is wanted for stealing an elderly Chalmette man’s debit card while he… 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 »»