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

W. Smith Jr. Elementary School fifth-graders who were named D.A.R.E. essay winne...

Times for legal use of fireworks in St. Bernard

December 10, 2018 -

Times for legal use of fireworks in St. Bernard Parish According to St. Bernard Parish ordinance, here are the times when fireworks can legally be used in the parish surrounding… Continue Reading »»

W. Smith Jr. Elementary School fifth-graders who were named D.A.R.E. essay winne...

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office D.A.R.E. program graduation

December 10, 2018 -

  Several hundred St. Bernard Parish fifth-graders will graduate from the fall semester of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education program. Forty-nine students graduated from W. Smith… Continue Reading »»

W. Smith Jr. Elementary School fifth-graders who were named D.A.R.E. essay winne...

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office holds appreciation dinner for Reserve Division

December 10, 2018 -

A celebration was held Dec. 6 at The Palms, Too in Arabi to honor members of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Reserve Division, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. The purpose of… Continue Reading »»

New Orleans man suffers broken leg after fleeing in a stolen vehicle

December 5, 2018 -

New Orleans man suffers a broken leg after fleeingin a stolen vehicle from St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies A New Orleans man driving a stolen vehicle suffered a broken leg… Continue Reading »»

Reserve Division spend time with the managers of a local business

December 5, 2018 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Reserve Division deputies chat with the manager of a local business while conducting extra patrols on Saturday, Dec. 1 in Arabi. Deputies will be making extra… Continue Reading »»

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ANNOUNCEMENTS


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 »»