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

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Club the Chit Chats makes and donates bags of comfort items for Sheriff’s Office to give children removed from parents who have been arrested or otherwise failed to provide proper care for them

September 23, 2016 -

It’s obviously a sad and possibly traumatic situation when children are removed from parents who have been arrested or otherwise failed to provide proper care for them. But a St.… Continue Reading »»

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Chalmette bar holds fund-raiser to donate protective vests for Sheriff’s Office and money for the Fire Department and ambulance service; $2,161 raised

September 21, 2016 -

Lori Cantrell, owner of Wimpy’s bar in Chalmette, had been thinking for some time about wanting to help sheriff’s deputies by donating protective vests. “I thought this was a good… Continue Reading »»

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Second man arrested who had been sought in robbery of $160 from a third man at a Chalmette car wash

September 20, 2016 -

A second New Orleans man has been arrested who had been sought by St. Bernard Parish sheriff’s detectives in the robbery of $160 from a third man at a Chalmette… Continue Reading »»

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Man arrested trying to sell silver coins to a Chalmette pawn shop which had been stolen in a Mandeville burglary; Total of $2,500 of stolen coins and silver bars recovered, including many in his vehicle

September 20, 2016 -

A New Orleans man was arrested Sept. 17 as he tried to sell silver coins to a Chalmette pawn and jewelry shop which had been stolen in a Mandeville burglary,… Continue Reading »»

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One man arrested and one sought in robbery of $160 from a third man in Chalmette: Also, $1,100 worth of drugs including heroin, Ecstasy and the painkiller Tramadol seized in the arrest by SBSO

September 19, 2016 -

One New Orleans man was arrested by St. Bernard Parish sheriff’s detectives Monday and another is sought in the robbery of $160 from a third man at a Chalmette car… 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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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...

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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 »»