Officer Involved Shooting – Supervisor & Management Responsibility – San Bernardino

October 09 - 10, 2019   |   San Bernardino, CA


San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office
1st floor Media Training Room
303 W. 3rd Street
San Bernardino, CA  92415

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Curbside parking is limited to two hours.  Please use our secured employee parking lot to the rear of our building.  The entrance is off Arrowhead Ave, between 2nd St and 3rd St.  Please use the south entrance that leads directly into the parking structure. We will have an employee stationed there as early as 7:30am and until 8:30am each morning.  The employee will be asking to see your law enforcement/public safety ID.  He/she will let you know where to park (on the second level) and how to get to our Media Room which is where the training will be held.

Class Hours:

8:00am – 5:00pm

Course Control Number:

9100-10780-19-001, POST CERTIFIED
(POST reimbursements currently suspended)

STC CERTIficate #

STC Certificate #03386270

Course Description:

This course covers Legal Aspects and Investigation of an Officer Involved Shooting.  Discuss public perceptions, criminal/administration investigations, case law, and risk management issues.  Learn all aspects of a use of force investigation to include controversial issues such as whether or not to allow the involved officer(s) to view video, and voluntary vs. compelled statements. This course also includes brief discussions on media coverage and the psychological affects of an OIS.

Fees and Registration: $226.00

For Group registration please email Lindsey at

Cancellation Policy:

Effective 8/1/18

All cancellations and substitutions MUST be in writing and directed to the CPOA Training Coordinator @  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.

*Registrants who cannot attend a course are strongly encouraged to find a substitution.

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.

Who Should Attend:

Supervisors, managers, investigators and any sworn or civilian law enforcement officer associated with an OIS investigation will benefit from this course.


  John Bakhit – Mastagni Holstedt, APC

John H. Bakhit is a Senior Associate with Mastagni Holstedt, APC and is the Managing Attorney of the firm’s Ontario Office. John specializes in labor and employment law representation and handles complex claims arising out of the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act, the Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights Act, the California Labor Code, the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act, the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act, and other statutes protecting the rights of employees. John also regularly negotiates complex employment contracts with City, County, and State Agencies. John has been representing Public Safety members for over a decade and has extensive experience representing them in high profile Officer Involved Shootings, critical incidents, criminal investigations, and disciplinary investigations. He frequently instructs courses on Officer Involved Shootings (“OIS”) Investigations, Critical Incident Investigations, the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights, the Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights, labor relations issues, and other employment related issues.  Prior to becoming an attorney, John was a police officer with the Oakland Police Department, working in Patrol and the Crime Prevention Unit. While assigned to the Crime Prevention Unit, he regularly wrote and served search warrants, worked undercover, and testified as an expert witness in court. John also completed an internship with the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office, where he was assigned to the Gang Unit.

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