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 arrests four in Violet shooting incident

May 27, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests four in Violet shooting incident The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office has arrested four individuals involved in a shooting incident which occurred on the afternoon of… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office issues arrest warrants

May 27, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office issues arrest warrants for four suspects in two unrelated shootings in Violet The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office has issued arrest warrants for four individuals in two unrelated… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office activates new criminal activity tip hotline

May 21, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office activates new criminal activity tip hotline Citizens who want to share information with detectives about criminal activity pertaining to St. Bernard Parish or any of its… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office PHASE I administrative office hours of operation

May 21, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office PHASE I administrative office hours of operation The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office activated PHASE I of its reopening plan for its administrative offices this week, and… Continue Reading »»

SBSO to participate in ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign

May 19, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office to participate in ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is participating in the “Click It or Ticket” National Seat Belt Enforcement Mobilization… 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 »»