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 administrative offices closed Wednesday due to inclement weather

January 16, 2018 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to expected inclement wintry weather conditions. The administrative offices are scheduled to reopen on Thursday,… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff to be inducted into Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame

January 16, 2018 -

St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann will be one of a select group of people inducted into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame on July 6 in Baton Rouge. Founded in… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office administrative offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 12, 2018 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The administrative offices will reopen on Tuesday.

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests Violet man for aggravated burglary

January 10, 2018 -

A Violet man was arrested for aggravated burglary after he forced his way into the home of a former roommate and threatened to kill him and a female friend, Sheriff… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests Chalmette man in connection with rash of car burglaries

January 5, 2018 -

Detectives with the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Bureau arrested a Chalmette man in connection with more than a half dozen car burglaries which took place in Chalmette throughout… Continue Reading »»

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ANNOUNCEMENTS


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 »»