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 searching for suspects responsible for dumping barbed wire in St. Berna

May 5, 2021 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office searching for suspects responsible for dumping barbed wire in St. Bernard Parish waters The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public in locating… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting in Chalmette

May 2, 2021 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting in Chalmette The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occured Saturday shortly before midnight in Chalmette, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. On… Continue Reading »»

ST. CLAUDE AVENUE BRIDGE – LA 46

April 27, 2021 -

ST. CLAUDE AVENUE BRIDGE – LA 46 As part of the ongoing roadway improvement project on St. Claude Avenue, the LADOTD has announced the following bridge and lane closures for… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Drug Take-Back Day set for April 24

April 23, 2021 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Drug Take-Back Day set for April 24 St. Bernard Parish Sheriff James Pohlmann encourages residents to properly dispose of unwanted or expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office to participate in

April 20, 2021 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office to participate in Louisiana Highway Safety Commission ‘Buckle Up in Your Truck’ campaign In an effort to promote driver safety, the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office will… 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 »»