Registration for the 2014 Writers' Police Academy now closed.

About The WPA

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!

- Ride a-longs with police officers and deputy sheriffs.

- Jail Tours.

- Interview and Interrogation.

- Fingerprinting.

- Bloodstain pattern investigations.

- Sexual assault investigations.

- Cold Case Investigations.

- Special guest speakers.

and much more!

*Space for the 2014 Writers’ Police Academy is limited.  So please register early. These slots will go quickly. FATS training will be limited to the first 50 people who sign up.

Special rate for Sisters in Crime members. Join SinC now!

New details to be announced. Registration opens soon!

(ride a-longs and jail tours by lottery drawing)

Airport: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) is the preferred airport, located just minutes away from all hotels. Airport shuttles are available. As a special service to you, the Writers’ Police Academy, as always, provides transportation to and from the academy grounds.