San Bernardino County CA District Attorney Office

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San Bernardino County District Attorney 303 West 3rd Street San Bernardino CA 92415 909-382-3669

About San Bernardino County District Attorney

The San Bernardino County District Attorney is an attorney who prosecutes criminal cases for the government in San Bernardino County, CA. The District Attorney is part of the Department of Justice and heads the San Bernardino County Prosecutor's Office, staffed with multiple attorneys who act on behalf of the District Attorney. District Attorneys in San Bernardino County take a lead role in multiple phases of a criminal case and exercise a great deal of discretion in how a case is handled. District Attorneys may delegate certain cases, or aspects of cases, to other attorneys in the San Bernardino County DA's Office.

You may contact the District Attorney for questions about:
  • San Bernardino County public criminal records
  • San Bernardino County Court records
  • Criminal investigations and prosecutions
  • Jury selection process in San Bernardino County, CA
  • Grand jury proceedings
San Bernardino County Criminal Records

The DA's Office maintains public records that may be available upon request. These records include San Bernardino County criminal records such as arrest records, police reports, and San Bernardino County Court records and filings.

Criminal Prosecutions

The San Bernardino County District Attorney decides whether or not to prosecute an offender in San Bernardino County, California. The evidence provided by the San Bernardino County Police Department, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, or other Local Law Enforcement agency, may or may not be sufficient to move a case forward, and the San Bernardino County DA's Office must evaluate the strength and admissibility of the available evidence before prosecuting the offender.

San Bernardino County Grand Jury

The District Attorney is responsible for presenting evidence to the San Bernardino County Grand Jury, which then decides whether or not there is probable cause for criminal charges. The San Bernardino County DA also determines whether to offer or accept a plea bargain.

Jury Selections & Sentencing

For cases that go to trial in San Bernardino County, the District Attorney, along with the San Bernardino County Public Defender's Office, will select a jury. After jury selection, the District Attorney makes opening statements, presents the government's case for conviction, and makes objections to the Defense Attorney's case. If the jury convicts the individual accused of breaking California law, the Office of the San Bernardino County DA makes recommendations for sentencing. If the jury finds the defendant not guilty, the District Attorney determines whether or not to appeal the case to a higher-level CA Court.