National Excessive Force Institute Police Expert


The National Excessive Force Institute-Police Expert’s (NFI) are a leading police and law enforcement advisory and consulting firms. Over the past 15 years, the firm has earned a positive international and national reputation in police liability services, police department assessment, law enforcement strategies planning and program development, independent efficiency studies in addition to providing police/law enforcement use of force, supervision and internal affairs training.

Consulting Specialists includes a team of experts from a variety of academic and professional disciplines and professions. Our experts specialize in some of the most critical areas facing policing:

Police Accountability, Police Racial Profiling Allegations, Police Use of Force, Vehicular Pursuits, Police Training, Section 1983 & Monell Litigations, and Internal Affairs Investigations

NEFI has over 10 decades of policing/law enforcement and corrections experience within State, Federal and International law enforcement organizations.

Dr. Chapman

Christopher Chapman, Ph.D. had a distinguished career in law enforcement prior to becoming a Professor within a major New York University System. Dr. Chapman’s successful and diversified experience is represented by:

Over two decades of policing/law enforcement experience, ten years as a national and international use of force instructor, police practices and procedures academy instructor. Undercover Investigator within State and Federal law enforcement organizations.

Dr. Chapman has managed large-scale criminal incidents, served as a confidential aid to police chiefs, conducted internal affairs investigations, participated in over 1,000 indictable (felony) arrest, testified in over 800 criminal trials and/or hearing.

Dr. Chapman regularly assisted law enforcement agencies which included the United States Department of Homeland Security (ICE), The United States Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey State Police, New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, New Jersey County Prosecutor’s Offices, and several other agencies.

Dr. Chapman has ten years as a professor within the discipline(s) of policing/law enforcement, corrections, E-9-1-1 dispatch communications and pre-hospital emergency medical procedures (EMT) at the college and university level. In addition, Dr. Chapman has fifteen years as a national and international law enforcement, use of force and dispatch policy, practice and standards instructor and instructor trainer.