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.

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  SOLD OUT!
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!
We are pleased to offer as our “Spillover Hotel”
Hotel J Green Bay (practically walking distance from the Radisson!)

Green Bay, WI 54313

2620 S. Packerland Drive

(920) 499-1973

(920) 499-1900
Shuttle service is provided to and from the hotel and airport, and to and from the Radisson.

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 pushed our own limits to take the 2017 WPA to a level of unbelievable excitement and heart-pounding action. You will not believe your eyes.
*This 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, 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!
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 (2017). However, the hotel is prepared to take reservation by phone, so call today!
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, either by phone or online(as soon as the link is available). Once our reserved block is filled we will not be able to extend it.
*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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