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 Hold Sobriety Checkpoint

August 14, 2017 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in St. Bernard Parish on Thursday, Aug. 24, beginning at 7:30 p.m. and continuing through 12:30 a.m. on the morning… Continue Reading »»

Rotary Club of St. Bernard learns about St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Addiction Resource Program

August 11, 2017 -

Capt. Charles Borchers and Stanley Simeon, Addiction Resource Program coordinator, spoke to members of the Rotary Club of St. Bernard Aug. 10 about the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office newly-formed program… Continue Reading »»

School Is back in session, drive safely

August 7, 2017 -

St. Bernard Parish schools kicked off the 2017-18 school year today, Aug. 7, and Sheriff James Pohlmann is reminding motorists to drive safely, and obey school zone speed limits in… Continue Reading »»

Heroin, Cocaine, Marijuana and Firearm seized during several arrests

August 3, 2017 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office narcotics agents seized more than an ounce of cocaine, as well as heroin, marijuana, other narcotics, and drug paraphernalia during the execution of a search warrant… Continue Reading »»

Citizens Police Academy Registration

July 31, 2017 -

St. Bernard Parish residents can register now for the next Citizens Police Academy course, a free, 10-week program offered by the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office so residents can learn… Continue Reading »»

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Aaron Johnson named chaplain for SBSO; Will attend to employees in personal crisis and help the public connect to programs

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;

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 »»