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


Sheriff’s Office to have more officers working nights after two carjackings in Chalmette the last two nights; No one injured and three arrests have been made

November 25, 2015 -

Sheriff James Pohlmann said the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office will be putting more officers on the streets at night for a greater law enforcement presence after two carjackings in… Continue Reading »»


Blue Knights law enforcement motorcycle club helps family of St. Bernard sheriff’s deputy whose son has a muscular disease

November 25, 2015 -

This year’s holiday season will be brighter for the family of a St. Bernard Parish sheriff’s deputy whose son has a muscular disease after a law enforcement motorcycle club chose… Continue Reading »»


St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office and Government Offices to Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

November 24, 2015 -

All non- emergency offices of the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office and Parish government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26-27, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices will resume… Continue Reading »»


Sheriff’s corrections officers donate $2,700 to the American Cancer Society by pledging a “Shaveless November’’

November 23, 2015 -

Some 54 officers working in the Sheriff’s Office Corrections Division pledged a “Shaveless November,’’ with the permission of Sheriff James Pohlmann, and the result was $2,700 raised for the American… Continue Reading »»


St. Bernard Parish to conduct a test of its Emergency Siren System on Dec. 11

November 23, 2015 -

As part of parish government’s on-going testing of its readiness capabilities, the St. Bernard Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness will conduct a test of its Emergency Siren System… Continue Reading »»

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Keith Guerra was shot to death on October 27, 2015 at approximately 7:20pm on Palmisano Blvd...
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Sheriff’s Office free Holiday Ride Home program starts on Thanksgiving Day and runs through Jan. 2 to prevent drinking and driving; Call 271-2501 to be brought home

Sheriff James Pohlmann reminds residents that on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, for the 32nd consecutive year the Sheriff’s Office free holiday ride home program begins...

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2015 Property Tax Notices have been mailed out; Due by end of the day this Dec. 30

The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office, in accordance with Louisiana law, has mailed the 2015 property tax notices via U.S. mail to parish property owners...
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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 »»