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

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding missing Arabi resident

January 22, 2020 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding an Arabi resident who has been missing since last weekend, Sheriff James Pohlmann said. Linda Diane Smith, 67,… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office recruiting 911 Communications Center deputies

January 22, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office recruiting 911 Communications Center deputies They’re the first point of contact for a person in need, or the true first, first responders, but 911 operators are… Continue Reading »»

Three St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies receive Kiwanis Club Life Saver Award

January 22, 2020 -

Three St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies receive Kiwanis Club Life Saver Award Three members of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office were awarded the Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard-Arabi Life Saver… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests Violet man in fatal shooting of stepfather

January 20, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests Violet man in fatal shooting of stepfather The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested a Violet man Sunday, Jan. 19 in connection with a fatal shooting… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office warns residents of phone scam

January 17, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office warns residents of phone scam St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann would like to inform residents of a phone scam that has been brought to his attention.… 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 »»