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

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 »»

N.O. woman booked with attempted murder after intentionally striking a man she knew with her car in front of his home and forcing police to pursue her into the city

January 13, 2017 -

A New Orleans woman was booked with attempted murder after intentionally striking a man she knew with a car in front of his Chalmette home and forcing police to pursue… Continue Reading »»

Sheriff’s Office administrative offices to close Monday, Jan. 16, for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday

January 13, 2017 -

All administrative offices of the Sheriff’s Office will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. Offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday,… Continue Reading »»

Five juvenile males from Violet arrested for unarmed robbery of a pizza delivery worker in Violet the night of Jan. 10; two other similar robberies also happened that night

January 11, 2017 -

Five juvenile males from Violet, ages 14, 15 and 16, were arrested for an unarmed robbery of a pizza delivery worker in Violet the night of Jan. 10 and they… Continue Reading »»

Coast Guard, with help from Sheriff’s Office, rescues two men and a dog from a sinking boat and a third man in the vessel was picked up by another boater

January 9, 2017 -

The Coast Guard, with help from the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office, rescued two men and a dog from a sinking boat that had been swamped off Delacroix Island on… Continue Reading »»

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sheriff’s Office free Holiday Ride Home program starts Thanksgiving Day

Sheriff James Pohlmann announces that...
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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 »»