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 Junior Deputy Academy graduation

July 21, 2017 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Junior Deputy Academy held a graduation ceremony for its 2017 summer program on July 19 at Docville Farm in Violet. The program, which ran from June… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office CERT team recognized

July 21, 2017 -

Members of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Community Emergency Response Team, or C.E.R.T., were recently honored by the St. Bernard Parish Council for volunteering their time to serve as supplement… Continue Reading »»

Lt. Michelle Canepa receives Kinawis Life-Saver award

July 20, 2017 -

Lt. Michelle Rogers Canepa, commander of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Detective Bureau, received the Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard-Arabi Life-Saver Award at a banquet hosted by Kiwanis on… Continue Reading »»

Chalmette man booked with extortion and online impersonation

July 14, 2017 -

A Chalmette man out on a $10,000 bond awaiting trial for charges related to an August 2016 arrest for computer-aided solicitation of a juvenile teen-age girl is being investigated for… Continue Reading »»

A Day Of Observance” Held To Honor Local First Responders

July 14, 2017 -

Pastor Robert Collins of Timothy Trumpet of Truth Ministry hosted “A Day of Observance” for local first responders to show appreciation for their hard work, dedication and willingness to put… 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 »»