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

SBSO monitoring pending storm.

September 13, 2020 -

St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office monitoring pending inclement weather associated with Sally Preparing for hurricane season, which runs June 1 through Nov. 30, should be something residents in our area… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests Violet man on various narcotics and weapons

September 10, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests Violet man on various narcotics and weapons charges A Violet man was arrested on numerous narcotics distribution and weapons charges following an investigation conducted by… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies travel to Lake Charles

September 10, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies travel to Lake Charles to help with Hurricane Laura recovery efforts Several St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies traveled to Lake Charles recently to help with… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Parish Prison chapel gets makeover

September 10, 2020 -

St. Bernard Parish Prison chapel gets makeover thanks to St. Bernard Recovery Awareness Inside St. Bernard Parish Prison sits a 400 square-foot chapel where prisoners have been able to worship… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office searching for missing Chalmette teen

September 4, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office searching for missing Chalmette teen The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding a Chalmette teen who has been missing since early… 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 »»