About The WPA

The Writers’ Police Academy offers an exciting and heart-pounding interactive and educational hands-on experience for writers to enhance their understanding of all aspects of law enforcement, firefighting, EMS, and forensics.

Exciting NEWS!

The 2017 Writers’ Police Academy is a Thrilling Experience for Writers!


August 10-13, 2017

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
International Public Safety Training Academy
Green Bay, Wisconsin

As always, there’s far too much to see and do in a single weekend, so get plenty of rest, wear comfortable shoes, and prepare to be blown away by THE event of a lifetime!


Radisson Hotel and Conference Center Green Bay
2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay, WI 54313

*The hotel is conveniently situated near Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers, and features several restaurants, AND, the famous Oneida Casino!


Austin Straubel International Airport
Airport Code – GRB
Shuttles are provided between the airport and event hotel.

ONEIDA CASINO – Plan to stay an extra day or so to take advantage of this unique opportunity – slots, table games, poker, roulette, craps, great food, and live entertainment!

Even more details for the even bigger and better 2016 Writers’ Police Academy are on the way.

That’s right, we’re pushing our own limits to take 2017 to a level of unbelievable excitement and heart-pounding action. You will not believe your eyes.

This is THE experience of a lifetime!
Again, registration for the 2017 Writers’ Police Academy opens at TBA.

*This is a one of a kind event, featuring real police, fire, and EMS training at a renowned international law enforcement training academy. Top instructors and experts! It is THE event of the year. An experience of a lifetime!

*Space for the 2017 Writers’ Police Academy is limited.  So please register early. These slots will go quickly.

Registration – TBA

Registration includes ALL workshops and sessions, transportation to and from the hotel and academy and to all off-site activities, lunches at the academy, all workshops, Friday night reception and all sessions at the hotel. Absolutely no extra fees.

The Saturday night banquet, of course, is extra, and optional. But you will not want to miss the festivities and the fantastic food, as well as the company of your fellow WPA recruits and faculty.

*Sisters in Crime, a major sponsor of the event, offers a special discount for SinC members attending for the 1st time. Join SinC now to receive your discount!

Registration opens TBA

Breakfasts and WiFi are free for WPA registrants staying at the Green Bay Radisson. Hotel provides shuttle service to and from the airport.

Our negotiated hotel room rate is $TBA/single per night. $TBA double. $TBA (three persons per room), etc.

We will post the reservation link sometime during the first week of February. When calling the hotel to make your reservation please be sure to ask for the Writers’ Police Academy special rate!

Please, please, please reserve your rooms ASAP. Once our reserved block is filled we will not be able to extend it. This is a very popular hotel that’s used by the Green Bay Packers as well as people vacationing who like to take advantage of the fabulous casino.



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