WPA Signs 10-42, Ending 2016 Tour of Duty

Debriefing Panel

Book Signing

An Evening with Craig Johnson


Cash Bar and Silent Auction

Buses Depart From Hotel


Dinner on Your Own

Buses Depart From Academy


Announcements/Morning Briefing

Buses Depart


Howard Lewis

Martial Arts for Writers

PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress

Incognito! Explore the Undercover Experience




Asian and Native Gangs

Firearms Simulators

Arson Investigation

Blood Spatter

Courtroom Examinations

Pursuit Immobilization Technique (PIT)

Emergency Driving

Long Gun: Live-fire

Handgun: Live-Fire

Chee Vang

Lee Lofland

ATF Senior Special Agent Rick McMahan

Dr. Denene Lofland

Dr. Katherine Ramsland

Marco Conelli

Oneida Tribal

Death Scene Investigations

Matt Ninham

Bill Bongle

Mike Knetzger

Ed Janke

John Flannery

Hollie Bauer


Event Orientation


Colleen Belongea

More Workshops on the Way

Schedule Coming Soon!

Sisters in Crime

Craig Johnson

The Writers’ Police Academy is pleased to present our 2016 Guest of Honor, International Best Seller, Craig Johnson.


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To read more on Lee Lofland and stay up to date with current events and happenings, check out his blog, The Graveyard Shift, at http://leelofland.com