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

Times for legal use of fireworks in St. Bernard Parish

June 17, 2021 -

Times for legal use of fireworks in St. Bernard Parish According to St. Bernard Parish ordinance, here are the times when fireworks can legally be used in the parish surrounding… Continue Reading »»

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

June 15, 2021 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office deputies graduate from P.O.S.T. police academy Four St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies graduated June 14 from the Peace Officers Standards and Training, or P.O.S.T., police… Continue Reading »»

FLORIDA AVENUE BRIDGE

June 11, 2021 -

FLORIDA AVENUE BRIDGE Workers replacing damaged aerial droop wires/cables at the Florida Avenue Bridge discovered unexpected complications today, therefore, the bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic on Monday, June… Continue Reading »»

FLORIDA AVENUE BRIDGE

June 8, 2021 -

FLORIDA AVENUE BRIDGE The broken aerial droop wires/cables at the Florida Avenue Bridge have been repaired and the bridge is now open to all traffic and operating normally. However, the… Continue Reading »»

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Cops for Christmas fundraiser

June 3, 2021 -

St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office Cops for Christmas fundraiser For more than a decade, members of the St. Bernard Sheriff’s Office have been spreading Christmas cheer by visiting several St. Bernard… 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 »»