The National Police Accountability Project (NPAP) is a non-profit membership organization of plaintiff's lawyers, law students and legal workers dedicated to ending police abuse of authority through coordinated legal action, public education, and support for grassroots and victims' organizations combating police misconduct. We are a project of the National Lawyers Guild.

Join NPAP today! Our members work on cutting edge police misconduct litigation. Our listserv is offered to all current members, and our CLE programs are offered to members at reduced rates. If you are a grassroots or victims' organization focused on police misconduct, please visit our resources and publications section to learn more.

Upcoming Events

A CLE seminar dealing with effective voir dire, opening statement, trial theme development, cross examination of defendant police officers and experts, closing argument, attorneys' fee motions, and more; featuring special guest Karen Koehler, a nationally recognized plaintiff law expert ( as well as NPAP members John Burton, Dale Galipo, Michael Haddad, Vicki Sarmiento, Julia Sherwin, and Carol Sobel.

June 18, 2016
Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, CA

Prospective topics include How to Ask the Jury for Damages; Current Prison and Jail Litigation Issues; Ethical Fee Agreements; Proving a Monell Claim; and more. Speakers include: Elizabeth Alexander, former Director of the National Prison Project of the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation; John Boston, Legal Aid PRP, NY; Gene Iredale and Julia Yoo, Iredale & Yoo, CA; Larry Vogelman, Nixon, Vogelman, Barry, Slawsky & Simoneau, NH; Alexandra Lampert and Emma Freudenberger, Neufeld Scheck & Brustin, NY.

August 4, 2016
NYU School of Law
New York, NY