There are always "bad apples" in the bunch. With police officers, it can be particularly poisonous.
Police officers in Idaho are supposed to uphold and enforce the law. When they break the law, by lying in reports, destroying evidence, or otherwise misusing power, the effects both on the particular victim and on a city's legal culture can be devastating.
Acting against misconduct with the help of a civil rights attorney may not only help the victim recover, but be a civic duty.
The NPAP is a project of the National Lawyers Guild to help attorneys devoted to ending police misconduct by assisting its members with training and support, educating the public, and coordinated legal action.
Lawyer Referral Service in Idaho - The Idaho State Bar operates a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) from its offices in Boise, Idaho. The LRS helps individuals and businesses throughout the state find a qualified attorney. Attorneys in the LRS are members in good standing with the Idaho State Bar with no pending public disciplinary complaints. Attorneys in the LRS must carry Professional Liability Insurance and are screened for their experience in a particular practice area. In exchange for a $35 consultation fee, you can contact the attorney for a 30 minute consultation at no additional charge. Call 208-334-4500 to contact the LRS in Idaho.