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THE 2017 WRITERS’ POLICE ACADEMY IS THE EVENT OF THE YEAR!

 
The 9th annual 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.
 
When:

August 10-13, 2017
 
Where:

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 year!
 
Hotel:

Radisson Hotel and Conference Center Green Bay
2040 Airport Drive, Green Bay, WI 54313
920-494-7300
 
*The hotel is conveniently situated near Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers, and features several restaurants, AND, the famous Oneida Casino!
 
Airport:

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!
 
That’s right, we’ve pushing our own limits to take the 2017 WPA to a level of unbelievable excitement and heart-pounding action. You will not believe your eyes.
 
*The Writers’ Police Academy is a one of a kind event, featuring real police, fire, forensics, 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 – $395
 
** Registration opens February 19, 2017 at 12 noon EST. **
 
Registration includes ALL workshops and sessions, transportation to and from the hotel and academy and to all off-site activities, catered lunches at the academy, Friday night reception and all sessions at the hotel. Absolutely NO additional 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!
 
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 $132/single per night. $142 double. $152 (three persons per room), and $162/quad (four per room).
 
** Registration opens February 19, 2017 at 12 noon EST. **
 
We will post the reservation link sometime during the month 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 as soon as we’ve announced and posted the link. 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.
 
*This year, we are pleased to introduce you to our all new HIT training program (HIT = High Intensity Training). Details TBA

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