For the day when you need just the right word to enhance a crime scene.A.Abrasion Collar - The circular pattern and charred, blackened skin surrounding the area/wound caused by a gunshot.Adhesive Lifter - Any tape-type material containing…
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Suicide by Cop was a theory that developed after the young man whose life ended shortly after he sent several bullets flying in my direction. He'd left his hometown possibly to avoid a sexual assault trial centered around a serious crime he'd…
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It was many years ago when I worked in Virginia's state prison system, back before I began my career as a certified law enforcement officer. I've done a lot of unpleasant things in my day, to make ends meet, but working in the prison was truly…
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Strengthen Your Writing Muscles
Lee provides in-depth details about crime, police procedures, and the tools used in real life investigations to help you develop better scenes and characters.
Lee Lofland is a veteran police investigator who began his law-enforcement career working as an officer in Virginia’s prison system. He later became a sheriff’s deputy, a patrol officer, and finally, he achieved the highly-prized gold shield of detective. Along the way, he gained a breadth of experience that’s unusual to find in the career of a single officer.
Police Procedure and Investigation: A Guide for Writers
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The Writers’ Police Academy
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Lee Lofland is a nationally acclaimed expert on police procedure and crime-scene investigation, and is a popular conference, workshop, and motivational speaker.
Lee has consulted for many bestselling authors, television and film writers, and for online magazines. Lee has appeared as an expert on national television, BBC Television, and radio shows.
Lee is the host and founder of the Writers’ Police Academy, an exciting, one-of-a-kind, hands-on event where writers, readers, and fans learn and train at an actual police academy.