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

Man booked with attempted burglary of an Arabi business next to apartments where he lives

January 20, 2017 -

An Arabi man was booked with attempted burglary of a business next to apartments where he lives after he was seen by a witness, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. Ronald Rickmon,… Continue Reading »»

Portion of East St. Bernard Highway at Violet closed for several hours because of an accident involving a fire

January 19, 2017 -

A portion of East St. Bernard Highway at Violet was expected to be closed for several hours Thursday because of an accident involving two trucks which caused a fire requiring… Continue Reading »»

Slidell man booked with sexual abuse of young Chalmette girl which happened in the early 2000s; Authorities trying to determine if there are other victims in several states where the man has lived

January 18, 2017 -

A Slidell man has been booked with sexual abuse of a young Chalmette girl which happened in the early 2000s and authorities are trying to determine if there are other… Continue Reading »»

Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program instructors receive Kiwanis Club Life-Saver Award for their work with fifth-graders, stressing self-respect and avoiding drugs and violence

January 18, 2017 -

  For the last eight years, Lt. Lisa Jackson and Sgt. Darrin Miller have worked with more than 600 fifth-graders each school year – in every St. Bernard public and… Continue Reading »»

Suspect wanted in St. Bernard attempted murder surrenders after a standoff in Algiers with New Orleans S.W.A.T. officers

January 13, 2017 -

A Jan. 13 standoff between New Orleans authorities and a suspect sought by the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office for attempted murder ended with the man surrendering after barricading himself… Continue Reading »»

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

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 »»