Canine Program Management – San Bruno 2021

February 16 - 18, 2021   |   San Bruno, CA

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San Francisco Sheriff’s- San Bruno Training Center
1 Moreland Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066

Bring Valid ID for entrance at main gate. Will be directed to Training Center

Class Hours

8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Control Number

Course Control Number: 9100-24070-20-001

Course Description

Is your department ready for a canine?  Already have a K-9 unit, but you’re the new supervisor?
This newly updated POST certified K-9 Program Management course is focused on contemporary law enforcement application and standards.  Determine demand at your department, and then learn how to manage your budget and bookkeeping records, identify potential training challenges, and evaluate civil liability and use of force issues.

Students are not required to have prior experience handling a police canine.

Registration Fee: $280.00

For group registration contact KaShawn

Cancellation Policy:

Effective 8/1/18

All cancellations and substitutions MUST be in writing and directed to the CPOA Training Coordinator at:  All refunds will be processed within 30 days from the written date of the cancellation request.

Cancellations made 30 calendar days or more from the first day of your registered course will be refunded minus a $30 cancellation fee.

Cancellations made 29 calendar days to 10 calendar days from the first day of your registered course will receive a 50% refund.

Cancellations made 9 calendar days or less from the first day of your registered course are NOT eligible to receive a refund.

Substitution Policy:

CPOA encourages you to make a substitution if a student cannot attend the course; substitutions will be accepted prior to the course in writing and on-site.

Courtyard by Marriott San Francisco Airport
1050 Bayhill Drive
San Bruno, CA 94066

Best Western Plus Grosvenor Airport Hotel
380 S. Airport Blvd.
South San Fransico, CA 94080
(650) 873-3200

La Quinta by Wyndham San Francisco Airport
20 Airport Boulevard
S. San Francisco, CA 94080
(650) 583-2223

Comfort Inn & Suites San Francisco Airport West
611 San Bruno Ave
San Bruno, CA 94066
(650) 589-5089

Who Should Attend:

Law enforcement supervisors, managers and executive managers.


    Chief Charles Husted, Sedona Police Department

Captain Charles Husted has served at the Sacramento Police Department for 28 years. He currently manages the East Patrol Command. Prior management and supervisory assignments have included Crisis Negotiation Team Commander, Outreach & Engagement Section, North Command Executive Lieutenant, Internal Affairs, School Resource Officer Unit, and Gang Investigations Team. Captain Husted served as the President of the Sacramento Police Activities League and as a member of the California Peace Officers Association Training Committee and is a long-standing member of the POST Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted committee. Since 2008, Captain Husted has studied and provided instruction in Disproportionate Minority Contact and Implicit Bias curriculum to law enforcement, school district employees, faith-based groups, and community groups. Additionally, Captain Husted leads the Sacramento Police Department’s Fair and Impartial Policing training team and is a Procedural Justice trainer for the U.S. COPS Office national training team. Captain Husted’s career has been one focused on community service and compassion. He has a heart for assisting others and strives to bring diverse groups together for effective collaboration.

Captain Steve Oliveira Sacramento PD

Capt. Steve Oliveira joined the Sacramento Police Department in 1994. He was a Field Training Officer and worked assignments in Patrol, Problem Oriented Policing, and Investigations, including the Homicide Unit. Steve was promoted to Sergeant in 2005 and assigned to the Patrol Division. In 2006, he was selected as the supervisor of the K9 Unit where he not only managed the 9-member team; but handled two patrol trained German Shepherds during his tenure.  His second K9 partner was cross trained in Explosives/Firearm Detection and Article Searching. He was also assigned as a SWAT/K9 handler. Steve was promoted to Lieutenant in 2013 and had assignments as a Watch Commander, managing the Internal Affairs Division and Professional Standards Unit, and overseeing the Training, Research and Development Division including the Sacramento Police Academy, EVOC, FTO Program and the In-Service Training Unit. In 2019, Steve was promoted to Captain and currently oversees the department’s North Command.

 Roger Kinney, West Sacramento PD (Retired)

Roger started his law enforcement career in 1986. He has worked for several departments and finally the West Sacramento Police Department  for 19 years, he retired as a sergeant in November 2018. He has worked as a Field Training Officer, School Resource Officer and worked in Patrol and Community Services. Roger was a canine handler for 14 years, handling dual-purpose Patrol, SWAT and Narcotic dogs. He won over 130 awards in competition and served on the POST committee updating canine guidelines in 2014. He evaluates canine teams and is still active in selecting and training canines and handlers. He is a WSPCA judge for Patrol, Narcotics and Explosive Detection. Roger promoted in 2013. He supervised patrol, the FTO program and the canine unit. He was assigned as supervisor of the Community Services (POP) unit and was the department Public Information Officer. He also testifies as a courtroom expert in canine related cases. Roger retired in November 2018 to Coeur d’alene Idaho. He works as a Special Deputy for the Kootenai County Sheriff’s office and as a DSO with the U.S. Marshals.

Bruce Praet, Law Firm Ferguson, Praet & Sherman

Bruce Praet spent ten years as a police officer in Orange County working patrol, detectives and K9.  After finishing law school, Bruce started as Assistant General Counsel at the Los Angeles Police Protective League.  In 1987, he was a founding partner in the Orange County law firm of Ferguson, Praet & Sherman where he continues to specialize in defending officer involved shootings, K9 liability, pursuits and use of force cases for agencies and officers across the state in federal court.  In 1998, Bruce and Gordon Graham founded Lexipol which continues to provide state-of-the-art customized policies for over 90% of law enforcement in California and more than 3000 agencies across the nation.  Bruce also continues to serve on various POST committees and teach POST courses in K9 liability, Officer Involved Shootings, Internal Affairs and Executive Development.