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

Citizens Police Academy’s 20th year

September 13, 2018 -

Maj. Angie Huff, commander of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office 911 Center, was the guest speaker at the Citizens Police Academy’s Sept. 12 gathering. Maj. Huff spoke to participants about… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office administrative offices closed Wednesday due to Tropical Storm Gordon

September 4, 2018 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday, Sept. 5 due to Tropical Storm Gordon.                      … Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office to distribute sandbags

September 3, 2018 -

Due to conditions expected from Tropical Storm Gordon, the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office will distribute free sandbags to parish residents today, Sept. 3 from 2 to 6 p.m. at… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office administrative offices closed Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Gordon

September 3, 2018 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office administrative offices will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 4 due to Tropical Storm Gordon.                      … Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrest four men for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, recover four handguns following hit and run traffic accident

August 31, 2018 -

Following a hit and run traffic accident on Aug. 25 in Meraux, the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested four men, two from Orleans Parish and two from Jefferson Parish, for… 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 »»