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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Film director arrested as a fugitive from St. Bernard Parish on a 2003 arrest involving 34 pounds of marijuana

May 26, 2016 -

Rene Fabre apparently forgot he was a fugitive from St. Bernard Parish since 2003 on a charge involving 34 pounds of marijuana when he posted on social media about the… Continue Reading »»

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Sheriff Pohlmann reminds everyone taking to the waters of St. Bernard to learn and obey the rules of boating safety, be on the lookout for other boats and always wear a life jacket

May 26, 2016 -

Speed kills whether on water or land. And if you are on the water you need to be wearing a life jacket because it may save your life. With summer… Continue Reading »»

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Five wounded or injured military veterans were taken on a fishing trip and served a seafood lunch in St. Bernard Parish organized by numerous individuals and businesses and Sheriff James Pohlmann

May 25, 2016 -

Five wounded or injured military veterans were taken on a fishing trip and served a seafood lunch in St. Bernard Parish organized by numerous individuals and businesses and Sheriff James… Continue Reading »»

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Sheriff’s Office to have extra patrols from Monday, May 23 through Sunday June 5, writing citations to motorists not wearing seat belts; It is part of the “Click it or Ticket’’ national program to promote safety

May 20, 2016 -

Sheriff James Pohlmann is warning motorists to buckle up their seat belts or risk a citation because the Sheriff’s Office will have extra patrols from Monday, May 23 through Sunday… Continue Reading »»

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St. Bernard Special Olympics competitors join with sheriff’s deputies, firefighters and state Wildlife and Fisheries agents in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

May 20, 2016 -

Kelli Plaiscia says her daughter, Brynn, 13, loves competing in the State Summer games for Special Olympics and the mother said she is proud sheriff’s deputies and others take part… 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 will offer another free Junior Deputy Academy two days a week from June 7 to July 13 for parish boys and girls ages 10-13; Call 278-7628 to register

Continuing a successful start from last summer, another free Junior Deputy Academy for boys and girls...

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S.O. S.W.A.T. team trains in public buildings to react to possible armed intruders

Sheriff James Pohlmann said his department continues training for possibilities that everyone involved hopes will never have to be dealt with...
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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 »»