Legal Advocacy Program
Too many players in our political system from mayors, to citizen review commissions, to special interest activists see oversight of law enforcement as a way to advance their own interests or the interest of political allies at the expense of effective law enforcement. The NPA works against these forces using the law to create accountability, promote officer safety, and restore order and fairness to our country’s endangered communities. When our investigations uncover potential violations of ethics rules or bar association requirements by anti-police politicians the NPA files complaints asking appropriate agencies and organizations to take action. The NPA also uses document requests and open records laws to prove misconduct and facilitate corrective action.
Our advocacy program supports the following: