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


St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Citizens Police Academy opened to nearly 50 participants; Some 650 people have graduated in past 16 classes since 1999

August 29, 2015 -

Dana Wheeler, Wendy Miller and Ivan Borrero were among some 50 St. Bernard Parish residents drawn to participate in the free Sheriff’s Citizens Police Academy which started Aug. 26 because… Continue Reading »»


Sheriff’ deputies Skyler Rauch and Scott Saigeon receive Kiwanis Life-Saver Award for rescuing a juvenile girl from an older Tennessee man who drove here to meet her after connecting on the Internet

August 27, 2015 -

When two St. Bernard Parish sheriff’s deputies stopped an older Tennessee man in a vehicle with a 15-year-old girl the night of June 24 as they were about to leave… Continue Reading »»


Chalona Dr. 62R

August 27, 2015 -

On August 26, 2015, the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to 3016 Chalona Drive, in reference to a Residential Burglary. The victim advised someone made forced entry breaking his… Continue Reading »»


DWI check point in St, Bernard Parish on Thursday night .2

August 24, 2015 -

Sheriff’s Office to hold DWI checkpoint in St. Bernard Parish Thursday night. Aug. 27 The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office will hold a DWI checkpoint on Thursday night, Aug. 27,… Continue Reading »»


Public Awareness and Officer Safety

August 18, 2015 -

To improve public awareness and help with officer safety on St. Bernard Hwy. at Docville Farms in Violet. The Meraux Foundation purchased two signs and stands to alert motorist of… Continue Reading »»

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Watch for possible phone scams, Sheriff says

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 »»