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 bold sobriety checkpoint

August 14, 2018 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in St. Bernard Parish on Thursday, Aug. 23, beginning at 8 p.m. and continuing through 1 a.m. on the morning… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrest three for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, seize three firearms and $54,000 in cash

August 7, 2018 -

Following an undercover investigation being conducted by the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Division Narcotics Unit, three men were arrested in Arabi for possession with the intent to distribute… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrest Violet man for possession with intent to distribute narcotics, seize handgun

August 7, 2018 -

Following an undercover investigation being conducted by the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Division Narcotics Unit, a Violet man was arrested for possession with the intent to distribute Tramadol,… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Addiction Resource Program coordinator guest speaker at Celebration Recovery

August 6, 2018 -

Stanley Simeon, coordinator of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Addiction Resource Program, was the guest speaker Aug. 3 at Celebrate Recovery, a ministry of Celebration Church in Arabi, Sheriff James… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office investigating rash of car burglaries, asking residents to check their vehicles and urging them to lock up

August 3, 2018 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is investigating a rash of car burglaries that occured over the past few nights in the Chalmette area, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. The Sheriff’s Office… Continue Reading »»

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ANNOUNCEMENTS


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 »»