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 arrests six New Orleans residents in connection with rash of car burglaries and thefts in Chalmette

February 22, 2018 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested several individuals in connection with a rash of car burglaries and thefts that occurred recently in Chalmette, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. Six subjects were… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office books teen with second degree murder after he fatally stabbed a Meraux man

February 20, 2018 -

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann said a 16-year-old male juvenile was booked with second degree murder after he confessed to stabbing an 18-year-old Meraux man following an altercation involving… Continue Reading »»

Presidents’ Day closure

February 19, 2018 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office administrative offices will be closed on Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents’ Day. The administrative offices will reopen on Tuesday, February 20.

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office investigating rash of car burglaries, asking residents to check their vehicles

February 19, 2018 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is investigating a rash of car burglaries that occured overnight along Palmisano Boulevard and Karen Drive in Chalmette, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. The Sheriff’s Office… Continue Reading »»

Crimestoppers Commercial

February 15, 2018 -

Commercial for Crimestoppers’ Lock It or Lose It campaign, featuring Sheriff Pohlmann and other local Sheriffs.

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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 »»