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 Parish man dies in tractor accident

September 18, 2017 -

A St. Bernard Parish man was killed in what appears to be an accident involving a tractor he was attempting to load on a boat in the Violet Canal, Sheriff… Continue Reading »»

Heroin, Marijuana Seized During Several Arrests

September 15, 2017 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office narcotics agents recently made numerous heroin and marijuana arrests, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. Adam Brown, 24, of the 2900 block of Legend Drive in Meraux, was… Continue Reading »»

Register your Night Out Against Crime gathering with the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office

September 15, 2017 -

There’s no doubt St. Bernard Parish is one of the safest communities around the New Orleans metropolitan area. While St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies do a fine job of protecting… Continue Reading »»

Two off-duty St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies involved in ATV accident

September 13, 2017 -

Two off-duty St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s deputies were transported to the hospital today (Sept. 13) after an accident involving 4-wheelers, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. Both deputies were airlifted to University… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office searching for Meraux teen reported missing Aug. 29

September 8, 2017 -

****UPDATE: Krystal Vicknair has been located and is in good health.**** The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Police, is asking for the public’s help finding… Continue Reading »»

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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 »»