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 seeks suspect in car burglaries

June 23, 2017 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man responsible for burglarizing vehicles in Meraux, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. The unknown black male, seen… Continue Reading »»

Times for legal use of fireworks in St. Bernard Parish

June 22, 2017 -

According to St. Bernard Parish ordinance, here are the times when fireworks can legally be used in the parish surrounding the 4th of July celebration: From June 25 through July… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Parish officials reopen Florissant highway; Delacroix highway remains closed

June 22, 2017 -

St. Bernard Parish officials have reopened Florissant Highway in eastern St. Bernard Parish due to waters receding; however, Delacroix Highway remains closed at this time due to unsafe driving conditions… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Parish officials close delacroix highway

June 21, 2017 -

St. Bernard Parish officials have closed Delacroix Highway until further notice due to unsafe driving conditions caused by standing water from Tropical Storm Cindy. St. Bernard Parish President Guy McInnis… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office distributing sandbags, monitoring conditions due to tropical storm cindy

June 20, 2017 -

The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office, along with St. Bernard Parish government, will distribute free sandbags to parish residents from 3:30 to 7 p.m. today (June 20) at the sandbag… 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 »»