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

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Chalmette Boy Scout Troop 14 visits St. Bernard Parish Prison

January 26, 2015 -

Members of Boy Scout Troop 14 of Chalmette, their parents and troop leaders toured the St. Bernard Parish Prison recently for a look at facilities. Lt. Justin Meyers of the… Continue Reading »»

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Head of the Metropolitan Crime Commission says his group is interested in a possible study of the St. Bernard Parish criminal justice system

January 23, 2015 -

The president of the prestigious Metropolitan Crime Commission in New Orleans said in Chalmette his group is exploring the possibility of undertaking a study of the St. Bernard Parish criminal… Continue Reading »»

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Sheriff James Pohlmann thanks volunteers in the Reserve Division as 10 graduate a basic law enforcement training program; Says the public notices the professionalism officers display

January 20, 2015 -

Sheriff James Pohlmann thanked volunteers who donate their time to the department’s Reserve Division at a ceremony in which eight men and two women graduated a basic law enforcement 80-hour… Continue Reading »»

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Two N.O. men arrested in a stolen truck after fleeing from sheriff’s deputies who tried to stop them

January 16, 2015 -

Two New Orleans men were arrested in a stolen truck after fleeing from sheriff’s deputies who tried to stop them, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. Keith Taylor and Kerry Smith, both… Continue Reading »»

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Perry Nicosia sworn in as District Attorney; Pledges to work with the Sheriff’s Office to keep St. Bernard safe

January 12, 2015 -

Perry Nicosia was sworn in Sunday night as only the second District Attorney in the history of the 34th Judicial District in St. Bernard Parish and he pledged to work… Continue Reading »»

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Resources for drug abuse prevention or rehabilitation:
Sheriff’s Office – 271-2501; hotline for tips on suspected drug activity – 271-3673
Professional low cost drug testing: 504-278-4455

Web sites available: www.drugfreeamerica.org; www.sbso.org
Metropolitan Human Services District state agency: 504-568-3130
24-Hour Crisis Line: 504-826-2675
Al-ateen support services: 1-800-352-9996 or 1-888-425-2666
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Helpline and Treatment: 1-800-234-0420
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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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