Sheriff James Pohlmann
is a native of St. Bernard Parish and has been with the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office since 1983. He was elected sheriff in November 2011 after serving as Chief Deputy to then-Sheriff Jack A. Stephens since 2008, overseeing all law enforcement operations.

He was re-elected unopposed in 2015 and again in 2019.....

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In the NEWS

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests New Orleans man

November 9, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests New Orleans man for armed robbery of Chalmette restaurant The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested a New Orleans man in connection with an armed robbery… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office participates in annual Veterans Day parade.

November 8, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office participates in annual Veterans Day parade. Additional Photos from today. SBSO_FB

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office participates in annual Veterans Day parade

November 8, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office participates in annual Veterans Day parade The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office joined forces with several other agencies, including Parish Government and the Fire Department, to participate… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office on patrol monitoring roadways in the afterma

October 29, 2020 -

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office on patrol monitoring roadways in the aftermath of Hurricane Zeta The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office has extra manpower on patrol today monitoring roadways and handling… Continue Reading »»

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 28, 2020 -

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests Arabi man in Chalmette shooting incident The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested an Arabi man involved in a shooting incident which occurred… 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 »»