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 agents arrest chalmette couple for distribution of methamphetamine

December 8, 2017 -

St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann said a Chalmette couple was arrested for distribution of methamphetamine after Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Agents were able to make purchases from each of them on… Continue Reading »»

Registration being accepted for St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office ‘Refuse To Be A Victim’ lecture

December 6, 2017 -

St. Bernard Parish residents looking for free expert advice on crime prevention measures for their home or business are encouraged to register for the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office’s “Refuse To… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office signs protocol to foster child advocacy

December 5, 2017 -

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann recently met with a panel of professionals who are joining forces to foster child advocacy efforts in St. Bernard Parish. On a recent November… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Administrative Offices Closed Tuesday, Dec. 5

December 4, 2017 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 5 due to a water outage associated with construction work being done around the annex. The administrative offices… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office searching for Meraux teen reported missing Dec. 3

December 4, 2017 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a 16-year-old Meraux teen who was reported missing by her family Dec. 3. Sheriff James Pohlmann said Caitlynn… 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 »»