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

Daylight saving time 2021 in Louisiana will begin at 2:00 AM on

March 12, 2021 -

Daylight saving time 2021 in Louisiana will begin at 2:00 AM on Sunday, March 14. #SBSO SBSO_FB

Mandatory Boater Education | Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

March 11, 2021 -

Mandatory Boater Education | Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries SBSO_FB

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Division SWAT graduation

March 6, 2021 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Division SWAT graduation The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office recently held a basic Special Weapons and Tactics school led by members of the Special Operations… Continue Reading »»

Traffic Alert.

March 2, 2021 -

Traffic Alert. *** Traffic Signal Work in and Around St. Bernard *** I’ve been working with the DOTD for a while now to get them to update our traffic signals.… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests two Chalmette men on narcotics charges

February 26, 2021 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrests two Chalmette men on narcotics charges The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office arrested a Chalmette man and his nephew on various narcotics charges following an investigation… 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 »»