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 to do seat belt checks

April 20, 2017 -

In an effort to promote driver safety, the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office will participate in the 2017 “Buckle Up In Your Truck” initiative, sponsored by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.… Continue Reading »»

Heroin, Crack Cocaine, Stolen Handgun seized in arrest

April 20, 2017 -

St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann said a man living in Chalmette was arrested and a large amount of heroin and crack cocaine was seized, along with a stolen handgun, during… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office accepting registration for Junior Deputy Academy

April 17, 2017 -

Sheriff James Pohlmann encourages boys and girls looking for something new and exciting to do this summer to join the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Junior Deputy Academy. The Academy, started… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office to hold drug take-back day

April 10, 2017 -

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann encourages residents to properly dispose of unwanted or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications on Saturday, April 29 as the Sheriff’s Office participates in the… Continue Reading »»

Chalmette man booked with Aggravated battery

April 7, 2017 -

A Chalmette man was booked April 6 with aggravated battery after an altercation with his girlfriend, St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann said. At approximately 6:30 a.m., deputies responded to… 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 »»