September 20-23, 2012
Guilford Technical Community College/Public Safety
The Writers’ Police Academy offers the most hands-on, interactive and educational experience writers can find to enhance their understanding of all aspects of law enforcement and forensics.
This is a one of a kind event, featuring real police, fire, and EMS training at an actual police academy.
Top instructors and experts include Marcia Clark (former OJ Simpson prosecutor), experts from Sirchie Fingerprint Laboratories, forensic anthropologist Dr. Elizabeth Murray, author Kathy Harris (marketing manager for the Oak Ridge Boys), ATF Special Agent Rick McMahan, NYPD Detective Marco Conelli, cold case expert Dave Pauly, Detective Lee Lofland, bioterrorism and DNA expert Dr. Denene Lofland, author and forensic psychology expert Dr. Katherine Ramsland, GTCC police academy instructors, and literally dozens of active duty police officers, firefighters, and EMS workers.
Workshops include (and many more):
- Interview and Interrogation.
- Cold Case Investigations.
- Special guest speakers.
- Bloodstain pattern investigations
- Dive teams
- Arson investigation
- Federal agents
- Undercover officers and UC investigations
- Bioterrorism and DNA
- Treating gunshot victims
- First responders
- FATS training
- Driving simulator
- Arrest techniques and Handcuffing
- Defensive tactics and self defense for women
- Women in law enforcement
- Jail tours
- Suicides and Hangings
- Shallow grave investigations
And police ride-a-longs (by lottery)!
Literary agents from the Sullivan Maxx Literary Agency will be on hand to take pitches!
Our 2012 Keynote speaker is international bestselling author Lee Child.
And much, much more!
Please visit us at www.writerspoliceacademy.com