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 D.A.R.E. program graduations

May 19, 2017 -

  More than 250 St. Bernard Parish fifth-graders graduated from the spring semester of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education program. Sheriff James Pohlmann said the D.A.R.E.… Continue Reading »»

Sheriff’s Office Roundup Leads to Arrest of 12

May 17, 2017 -

Agents with the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team began Wednesday (May 17) morning rounding up several individuals from across the parish who were wanted on outstanding felony bench warrants,… Continue Reading »»

Chalmette Man Booked With Attempted Murder, Flight From An Officer

May 9, 2017 -

St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann said a Chalmette man was arrested and marijuana, narcotics and a large amount of cash was seized, along with a loaded magazine clip, after he… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office participates in Special Olympics Torch Run

May 4, 2017 -

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies, along with St. Bernard firefighters and state and federal Wildlife and Fisheries agents and St. Bernard Parish Special Olympics participants, took part in the… Continue Reading »»

More than 100 pounds of medication collected at St. Bernard Drug Take-Back Day

May 1, 2017 -

St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann said more than 100 pounds of unwanted drugs were collected at the Sheriff’s Office’s Drug Take-Back Day held April 29 in Arabi. In just four… Continue Reading »»

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Aaron Johnson named chaplain for St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office; Will attend to employees in personal crisis and help the public connect with programs for personal problems such as addictions

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; 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 »»