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

Sheriff Pohlmann sworn in for third term.

July 7, 2020 -

Sheriff Pohlmann sworn in for third term St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann was sworn in Wednesday, July 1 for his third four-year term as Sheriff of St. Bernard during a… Continue Reading »»

Deputies graduate from P.O.S.T. Academy.

July 7, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies graduate from P.O.S.T. Academy Five St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies graduated July 2 from the Peace Officers Standards and Training, or P.O.S.T., basic police… Continue Reading »»

SBSO participates in Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign.

July 7, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office participates in ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office is participating in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” high-visibility law… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard fireworks ordinance

July 7, 2020 -

St. Bernard Parish fireworks ordinance When can they be used legally for Fourth of July? According to St. Bernard Parish ordinance, here are the times when fireworks can legally be… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies graduate from P.O.S.T. police academy

June 26, 2020 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies graduate from P.O.S.T. police academy Four St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies graduated June 25 from the Peace Officers Standards and Training, or P.O.S.T., police… 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 »»