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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Sheriff James Pohlmann to be sworn-in for second four-year term at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 30, in the St. Bernard Parish Courthouse in Chalmette

June 27, 2016 -

Sheriff James Pohlmann will be sworn-in for a second four-year term at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 30, in the St. Bernard Parish Courthouse in Chalmette. Sheriff Pohlmann, a native of… Continue Reading »»


TEEN CERT ACADEMY – July 11-15th at Tulane University

June 23, 2016 -

Learn to protect yourself, your family and friends in case of a disaster. Youth ages 11-19 from St. Bernard, Orleans, Jefferson and Plaquemines Parishes are invited to spend 5 days… Continue Reading »»


Is Your Child Safe in the Vehicle? Free Child Safety Seat Check in New Orleans

June 23, 2016 -

Orleans Parish – Louisiana State Police Troop B, University Medical Center Level 1 Trauma Center and the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will be conducting a free child passenger safety… Continue Reading »»


Fire Department talks about fire safety to Sheriff’s Office Junior Deputy Academy class

June 21, 2016 -

The fourth week of the Sheriff’s Office Junior Deputy Academy for children 10-13 saw representatives from the Fire Department come to discuss fire safety. They discussed what to do in… Continue Reading »»


Courthouse dedicated in honor of the late long-time District Attorney and Sheriff Jack Rowley

June 20, 2016 -

With the family of the late John F. “Jack” Rowley in attendance, the St. Bernard Parish Courthouse was formally dedicated June 20 in honor of the long-time District Attorney and… Continue Reading »»

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Keith Guerra was shot to death on October 27, 2015 at approximately 7:20pm on Palmisano Blvd...
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Sheriff’s Office takes part in WWL-TV hurricane preparedness conference with other parish government, law enforcement and emergency officials

St. Bernard Parish Chief Deputy Sheriff Richard Baumy took part in a WWL-TV hurricane preparedness meeting...

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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 »»