San Bernardino PD Briefing Room

By Michele Mahan

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Officers from San Bernardino PD share information and insights about a variety of law enforcement topics.

Episode Date
Human Trafficking and the Vice Team

Jose and Michele interview Sergeant Ernie Luna about human trafficking and the Vice Team at San Bernardino PD. What's the difference between prostitution and human trafficking? What happens to prostitutes? What is the Police Department doing about it? These questions and more are answered by Sergeant Luna during a frank discussion about all things related to human trafficking. 

This is a sensitive subject matter so listener discretion is advised.

Anyone wishing to report activities or concerns related to human trafficking to the San Bernardino Police Department's Vice Team can do so directly by email at Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME, or you may leave the information on the WE-Tip Hotline at

You can also call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 888-373-7888

Jun 08, 2021
Street Takeovers and Social Media Controversy

In this episode, Jose and Michele have a discussion with Officer Curtis Ford about off highway vehicles and street takeovers. Officer Ford explains the problems that come along with takeovers, what the Police Department has been doing about them, and some of the controversy around them. They'll also be responding to some of the angry public comments about takeovers on the Police Department's social media pages. 

May 25, 2021
Lady Cops

Jose interviews Michele along with Lt. Jennifer Kohrell and Detective Kim Hernandez. They'll answer some of those awkward and difficult questions that people ask our female officers along with some of the questions people are afraid to ask.  Nothing is off the table when it comes to talking about how they got their start in law enforcement, their experiences as female officers, self-doubt,  and the everyday little things.  They'll also compare fact versus fiction when it comes to the way female officers are portrayed by Hollywood. 

May 11, 2021
Traffic Enforcement and Mean Tweets

In this episode, Jose and Michele talk about traffic enforcement, the two biggest causes of fatal collisions in San Bernardino, and the impact they have on law enforcement services. Later, they respond to some of the mean tweets the Police Department gets over social media about traffic enforcement. 

Apr 27, 2021
The Police Dispatch Center

Jose and Michele interview SBPD Dispatch Supervisor Rebecca Taylor about what its like to be a dispatcher at the San Bernardino Police Department. This episode will offer insight into how dispatch operations work, what day of the year is the busiest in dispatch, and what you need to know about when you dial 911.  

Apr 13, 2021
Recruiting Questions

Anthony Castro and Jordan Robison from the San Bernardino PD Personnel and Training Division answer commonly asked questions about recruiting, starting a career in law enforcement,  and preparing for the academy. 

Mar 23, 2021