How quickly a year passes. It hardly seems it was a year ago, July 1, 2012, when I was sworn in as sheriff of St. Bernard Parish and Richard Baumy took his oath of office as Chief Deputy, the position I had held under retired Sheriff Jack A. Stephens. It was a year in which we accomplished many things and fulfilled pledges made to the public. And, of course, we owe a debt of gratitude
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In the NEWS

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Graduation held for eight new SWAT team members as new commander Lt. Bobby Norton is blending new members into the old group with 60-hour training school he developed

February 5, 2016 -

Graduation ceremonies were held Feb. 1 for eight new SWAT team members as new commander Lt. Bobby Norton is blending new members into the old group with a 60-hour training… Continue Reading »»

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Suspect in 10 burglaries arrested after fleeing into wooded area near the Violet Canal; Shawn Penney already has 13 burglary convictions

February 4, 2016 -

A St. Bernard Parish man who has 13 burglary convictions on his rap sheet will now have 10 more similar counts. Shawn Penney, 38, 1710 Heights Drive, was captured Thursday… Continue Reading »»

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Capt. Brian Clark and Cpl. Shane Lulei, both of the Sheriff’s Office Marine Division, receive Kiwanis Club Life-Saver Award

February 3, 2016 -

Whether or not they have met them, boaters in St. Bernard Parish have good friends in Capt. Brian Clark and Cpl. Shane Lulei, both of the Sheriff’s Office Marine Division.… Continue Reading »»

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Sheriff’s Office asks public’s help to identify a truck used to steal a trailer carrying $19,000 of a local band’s musical equipment

February 2, 2016 -

Cargo Trailer Theft 2006 Pacer Journey 9X14, Double Axle Louisiana Trailer Plate: L004750 A local band is out $19,000 of its musical equipment and the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office… Continue Reading »»

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Traffic Delays Due to Movie Production

February 2, 2016 -

On Tuesday, February 2nd and Wednesday, February 3rd between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (weather permitting), a production studio plans to film exterior aerial and ground level… 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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Sheriff’s Office free Holiday Ride Home program starts on Thanksgiving Day and runs through Jan. 2 to prevent drinking and driving; Call 271-2501 to be brought home

Sheriff James Pohlmann reminds residents that on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, for the 32nd consecutive year the Sheriff’s Office free holiday ride home program begins...

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2015 Property Tax Notices have been mailed out; Due by end of the day this Dec. 30

The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office, in accordance with Louisiana law, has mailed the 2015 property tax notices via U.S. mail to parish property owners...
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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 »»