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 deputies graduate from P.O.S.T. police academy

July 27, 2021 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies graduate from P.O.S.T. police academy Six St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies graduated July 23 from a 92-hour Corrections Division course in Peace Officers Standards… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests New Orleans man for

July 19, 2021 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests New Orleans man for illegally firing a weapon and hiding it in playpen The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested a New Orleans man after he… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Cops for Christmas fundraiser

July 16, 2021 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Cops for Christmas fundraiser For more than a decade, members of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office have been spreading Christmas cheer by visiting several St. Bernard… Continue Reading »»

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

July 14, 2021 -

Three St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies receive Kiwanis Club Life Saver Awards Three St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies received the Kiwanis Club of St. Bernard-Arabi Life Saver Award at a… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests woman for practicing dentistry without a license

July 8, 2021 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests woman for practicing dentistry without a license The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman for unlawfully practicing orthodontics in St. Bernard Parish, Sheriff… 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 »»