How quickly a year passes. It hardly seems it was a year ago, July 1, 2012, when I was sworn in as sheriff of St. Bernard Parish and Richard Baumy took his oath of office as Chief Deputy, the position I had held under retired Sheriff Jack A. Stephens. It was a year in which we accomplished many things and fulfilled pledges made to the public. And, of course, we owe a debt of gratitude
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In the NEWS


St. Bernard residents hear advice on locks, alarm systems and other anti-crime strategies in Refuse to be a Victim lecture by the Sheriff’s Office

December 16, 2014 -

Ever think about what to do if someone comes to your door saying they have a package to be signed for – but there isn’t a delivery truck outside? Or… Continue Reading »»


St. Bernard activist Polly Campbell named program director for non-profit Anti-Drug Coalition; She is a retired school teacher and former Clerk of Parish Council

December 14, 2014 -

Polly Campbell, a long-time activist in St. Bernard Parish and former clerk of the Parish Council, has been named program director for the non-profit St. Bernard Anti-Drug Coalition which is… Continue Reading »»


Sheriff Pohlmann and Maj. Clark tell D.A.R.E. program graduates they must make the right choices in life and use the tools they have been given

December 12, 2014 -

Sheriff James Pohlmann told children graduating the 5th-grade Drug Abuse Resistance Education program they must concentrate on making the right choices to have productive lives, including listening to their parents… Continue Reading »»


Sheriff’s Office opens sub-station on St. Claude Avenue at parish line in Arabi; Two other sub-stations being built on Judge Perez Drive in Arabi and Paris Road in Chalmette; all three paid for by FEMA

December 12, 2014 -

A long-awaited new sub-station on St. Claude Avenue at the parish line in Arabi has been opened and two others on Judge Perez Drive in Arabi and on Paris Road… Continue Reading »»


Sheriff gives safety tips for holiday season; Also reminds parents to be cautious about children’s activities during school break

December 9, 2014 -

With a child in one hand and bags in the other, people shopping during the heightened excitement and stress of Christmas and New Year’s activities can be targets for criminals,… Continue Reading »»

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Sheriff’s Office free Holiday Ride Home program starts Thanksgiving Day and runs through Jan. 2 to prevent drinking and driving;Call 271-2501 to be brought home;

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2014 Property Tax Notices mailed out; Due by 2 p.m. this Dec. 31.

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Sheriff's Office asks residents and businesses with outdoor surveillance cameras to register in a database.

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