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 to hold Drug Take-Back Day

April 17, 2018 -

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann encourages residents to properly dispose of unwanted or expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications on Saturday, April 28 as the Sheriff’s Office participates in the… Continue Reading »»

**TEEN FOUND Re: SBSO searching for Meraux teen reported missing April 3

April 16, 2018 -

*** TEEN FOUND Keiyira Barton has been located and is in good health.                                  … Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office on patrol throughout the 2018 St. Bernard Irish, Italian, Islenos Community Parade

April 16, 2018 -

What a difference a day makes!! The 2018 St. Bernard Irish, Italian, Islenos Community Parade scheduled for April 14 was postponed until April 15 due to inclement weather. The parade… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Mobile Emergency Operations Center To Lead Irish, Italian, Islenos Parade And Give Updates Throughout

April 13, 2018 -

St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann reminds residents they can check the Sheriff’s Office Facebook page on Sunday, April 15 for location updates and live video streaming of the 2018 St.… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrest Arabi woman for distribution of crack cocaine, recover cash and other narcotics

April 13, 2018 -

During the course of an undercover investigation being conducted by the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Division Narcotics Unit, an Arabi woman was arrested for distribution of crack cocaine,… 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 »»