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

ST. BERNARD SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO DISTRIBUTE SANDBAGS

July 10, 2019 -

ST. BERNARD SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO DISTRIBUTE SANDBAGS Due to conditions expected from an approaching tropical system, the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office will distribute free sandbags to parish residents Thursday,… Continue Reading »»

SBSO nears completion of new outdoor range

July 10, 2019 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office nears completion of new outdoor range training facility As law enforcement officers, St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies are required to receive extensive firearms training each year,… Continue Reading »»

Violet man arrested for possession with intent to distribute narcotics & illegal possession of a stolen firearm

June 24, 2019 -

A Violet man was arrested June 6 on various charges, including possession with intent to distribute heroin and cocaine and illegal possession of a stolen firearm, St. Bernard Sheriff James… Continue Reading »»

Two St. Bernard men arrested for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, seize rifle and cash

June 24, 2019 -

Two St. Bernard Parish men were arrested June 18 for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and a rifle and cash were seized, St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann said. Paul… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Reserve Division receives donation

June 24, 2019 -

The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Reserve Division recently received a donation from the Downtown Irish Club for the purchase of a lifesaving vest to be worn by a Reserve deputy… 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 »»