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


Simple Robbery Suspect from Fruit Stand

July 16, 2015 -

On Wednesday, July 15, 2015, deputies from the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of an attempted simple robbery at a local fruit stand located at 2913 Paris… Continue Reading »»


Watch for possible phone scams, Sheriff says

July 12, 2015 -

Sheriff James Pohlmann is warning parish residents to beware of possible phone scams that have been reported, ones apparently targeting older people. The Sheriff’s Office has gotten reports of older… Continue Reading »»


Two males arrested in thefts of five vehicles

July 10, 2015 -

A young man and a 16-year-old juvenile male have been arrested in the thefts of three cars and two trucks in St. Bernard Parish, four of which have been recovered,… Continue Reading »»


Southern Male Barbershop of Chalmette holds Ribbon-Cutting

July 10, 2015 -

Owners Daniel Bostic and Erica Ricks of Southern Male Barbershop held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8340 W. Judge Perez Drive in Chalmette to celebrate opening their business. Joining them were… Continue Reading »»


Motorcycle Crash in St. Bernard Parish Claims Life

July 10, 2015 -

On Thursday night, at approximately 9:15 PM, Louisiana State Police Troop B investigated a fatal crash on LA 46 at mile post 38. The crash claimed the life of 21… Continue Reading »»

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Two free events in July to teach young people ages 11-19 and adults 21 and over about basic disaster preparedness; Call St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office at 278-7628 to register
Sheriff’s Office seeking applications from residents interested in a career in law enforcement and to help their community

St. Bernard Parish residents interested in a career in law enforcement should consider applying for employment with the Sheriff’s Office...
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Beginning March 2, all citations issued by SBSO can be paid online at the Sheriff’s Office at as well as at the sheriff’s annex building up to 5 working days before the court date

Beginning on Monday, March 2, all citations issued by the Sheriff’s Office can be paid online at the Sheriff’s Office web site at Continue Reading »»

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

Sheriff James Pohlmann is... Continue Reading »»