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 corporal graduates from POST police academy

April 28, 2017 -

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office Corporal Johnny White graduated April 27 from the Peace Officers Standards and Training, or P.O.S.T., police academy held at the St. Charles Parish Regional Police… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard deputies graduate from POST police academy

April 27, 2017 -

Two St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies graduated April 26 from the Peace Officers Standards and Training, or P.O.S.T., police academy held at the Slidell Regional Police Academy. Graduates are:… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office conduct seat belt checks

April 27, 2017 -

Sgt. Jorge Vargas issues a citation to a motorist for not wearing their seat belt April 26, near the corner of Center Street and St. Bernard Highway in Arabi. St.… Continue Reading »»

6-year-old New Orleans girl found wandering in Chalmette after going unnoticed by a school bus driver

April 26, 2017 -

A 6-year-old girl from New Orleans was found wandering a Chalmette street on the morning of April 25 after she had fallen asleep and gone unnoticed by a school bus… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office to do seat belt checks

April 20, 2017 -

In an effort to promote driver safety, the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office will participate in the 2017 “Buckle Up In Your Truck” initiative, sponsored by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.… 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 »»