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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St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office participates in mock evacuation exercise

May 26, 2017 -

Members of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office participated in a mock evacuation exercise conducted by the St. Bernard Parish Homeland Security on May 24 at the Frederick J. Sigur Civic… Continue Reading »»

St Bernard Sheriff’s Office Junior Deputy Academy Receives Donation

May 25, 2017 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office recently received a $100 Walmart gift card donation from the Vietnam Veterans of America, St. Bernard Chapter 550 to benefit the department’s Junior Deputy Academy,… Continue Reading »»

Two Brothers Arrested In Rash Of Car Burglaries In Chalmette

May 24, 2017 -

Two brothers who moved to Chalmette just four months ago have been arrested in a series of car burglaries that took place earlier this month in Chalmette, Sheriff James Pohlmann… Continue Reading »»

New Orleans man booked with 3 counts of attempted first degree murder in a shooting near St. Bernard/Orleans parish line

May 24, 2017 -

St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann said two New Orleans women were injured when a New Orleans man opened fire on a vehicle they were traveling in during the early morning… Continue Reading »»

Violet Teen Reported Missing by her Mother

May 23, 2017 -

St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann said a Violet teen has been reported missing by her mother, who said she was last seen on May 20. Krishina Landry, 15, was reported… Continue Reading »»

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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 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; 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 »»