Frequently Asked Questions
If you have any concerns please read this collection of frequently asked questions before contacting us. If you are still unclear about something feel free to contact us.
What services does NAAPB Provide?
Is NAAPB an anti-police organization?
Is NAAPB affiliated with any law enforcement or government agency?
Is NAAPB a 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Organization?
What is NAAPB's relationship with UDC School of Law
What should I do if I believe I a victim of police misconduct?
Contact NAAPB or an experienced and licensed civil rights attorney in your area.
2. DO NOT SPEAK TO THE MEDIA.
The media Until you speak with your attorney, anything you say can be adversely construed or misrepresented.
3. DO NOT SPEAK TO LOCAL COMMUNITY ACTIVIST.
Some activist and ministers are using these incidents as an opportunity to get attention and monetary reward from your suffering. Additionally, some activist have sued family members of victims for money from their settlements . Moreover, some parties may not be protected by attorney client privilege and if the party is later placed under subpoena to testify your comments may adversely affect your legal matter. Unless your attorney is present do not talk to anyone.
4. DO NOT SIGN ANYTHING
Signing documents without having them reviewed by your attorney may adversely affect your legal rights.
5. DO NOT TALK TO FRIENDS AND SOME FAMILY ABOUT THE INCIDENT
Talking to a minister or wellness counselor may make your conversations privileged communications. Just remember anyone you talk to may change their recollection and that may adversely affect your legal matter.