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

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Crimestoppers GNO partners with the FBI and Sheriff Pohlmann to host a second area-wide pool tournament in Chalmette to bring together law enforcement officers

May 4, 2015 -

Without question, Lacy’s Cue in Chalmette will be the safest place in the New Orleans area the night of May 15 as some 90 federal agents, sheriffs, police chiefs and… Continue Reading »»

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Arabi woman hospitalized with smoke inhalation after her son set fire to their home; He is jailed, booked with attempted murder and aggravated arson

May 1, 2015 -

An Arabi woman was hospitalized with smoke inhalation on Thursday, April 30, after her son set fire to their home and he is jailed, booked with attempted murder and aggravated… Continue Reading »»

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Suspect in eastern New Orleans business burglary arrested after pursuit in Chalmette and his brother, an escapee from Alabama, was also caught

April 29, 2015 -

St. Bernard Parish sheriff’s deputies, acting on information that a suspect in an eastern New Orleans business burglary was staying in Arabi, caught the man after a pursuit in which… Continue Reading »»

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Phone call from witness leads to three men being booked in a car burglary and two had weapons also; Sheriff praises action by the caller

April 28, 2015 -

Sheriff James Pohlmann praised the action of a witness who called the Sheriff’s Office when he saw a car burglary taking place in his neighborhood, which led to three men… Continue Reading »»

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District Attorney Perry Nicosia discusses plans to target violent and habitual offenders, as well as a new pre-trial diversion program for first-time offenders

April 23, 2015 -

District Attorney Perry Nicosia said his office will strike a balance: vigorously prosecuting violent and habitual offenders while having a diversion program for first-time, non-violent offenders which offers them a… Continue Reading »»

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ANNOUNCEMENTS


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 sbso.org 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 sbso.org... Continue Reading »»



Sheriff's Office asks residents and businesses with outdoor surveillance cameras to register in a database.

Sheriff James Pohlmann is... Continue Reading »»