Gala Committee

Each year AAPA holds our Gala event to recognize the achievements of extraordinary AAPA members and community members, as well as award the Outstanding Law School Student Scholarship to a law school student who has demonstrated his or her commitment to serving the API community and a sincere desire to pursue a career in law enforcement.  If you are interested in helping to plan or promote the event, please contact the committee chair at




The Judiciary and Endorsements Committee is responsible for evaluating candidates who are seeking appointment to the bench and have requested AAPA support.  The committee also oversees the Judicial Mentorship Program which helps guide AAPA members who are interested in appointments to the bench through the process of judicial appointment process and offers advice along the way. Contact us:




The Law School Student Committee is comprised of law school students from all over the country.  This committee provides valuable input to the Board of Directors about trainings and programs specifically geared to law school students who are interested in careers in law enforcement.  These students also serve as AAPA liaisons to their law schools and student organizations. If you are interested in joining this committee please contact


The Membership Committee works to increase our membership base and connect our members.  If you have any questions or are interested in becoming a more active member, please contact the committee at




AAPA is dedicated to helping API law school students who aspire to careers in law enforcement as well as encouraging the next generation of API High School Students to break stereotypes and pursue their dreams.  To do so, AAPA has created the Law School Mentor Program for law school students and a separate High School Mentor Program for high school students. Both programs are run by the Mentor Programs Committee. If you are interested in serving on this committee or have questions about the Mentor Programs, please contact them at




The Outreach and Training Committee is responsible for creating and implementing programs, workshops, and trainings that benefit our members and educate the community we serve.  If you are interested in serving on this committee or have questions about upcoming events, please contact the committee at


The Public Relations Committee is responsible for keeping our membership up to date about upcoming events and maintaining all AAPA social media.  The Committee is also responsible for gathering and circulating important news about our individual members and their achievements and accomplishments.  If you are interested in joining this committee or have important news you would like to share about yourself or another AAPA member, please contact the committee at




AAPA supports our members’ efforts to continue their legal education and develop their skills as prosecutors and law enforcement officers.  As part of that support, the Scholarship Committee oversees the numerous scholarships available to AAPA members and law school students. If you have questions about any of the scholarships available, please contact the committee at




The Social Committee recognizes that one of the greatest strengths of law enforcement is our collective knowledge and experience. To that end, the Social Committee is responsible for planning social events that bring our members together and provide opportunities for AAPA members to meet, share stories, and build relationships with people outside of their individual offices and agencies.  If you are interested in joining this committee or have questions about upcoming events, please contact them at