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 arrests seven individuals, recovers several handguns and marijuana following undercover investigation

November 16, 2018 -

Five New Orleanians and two Chalmette residents were arrested Nov. 13 in connection with an undercover investigation conducted by the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Division Narcotics Unit and… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office books Meraux man with second degree kidnapping, domestic abuse aggravated assault

November 16, 2018 -

A Meraux man was booked Nov. 14 for repeatedly forcing his girlfriend to take him to purchase narcotics and physically assaulting her when she refused, St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann… Continue Reading »»

Free Ride Home Program For Holiday Season

November 16, 2018 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Free Ride Home Program For Holiday Season St. Bernard Sheriff James Pohlmann wishes everyone a Happy Holiday season and reminds them to call the Sheriff’s Office… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office participates in annual Veterans Day parade

November 13, 2018 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office participates in annual Veterans Day parade The St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office joined forces with several other agencies, including Parish Government and the Fire Department, to participate… Continue Reading »»

Two St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies graduate from P.O.S.T. Academy

November 13, 2018 -

Deputies graduate from P.O.S.T. Academy Two St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies graduated Nov. 8 from the Peace Officers Standards and Training, or P.O.S.T., basic police academy at the St.… Continue Reading »»

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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 »»