About The WPA

The 2018 Writers’ Police Academy is THE event of the year!

The 10th 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.
This is our 10th anniversary so expect the largest and most thrilling event we’ve produced to date. The lineup is unbelievable!


August 9-12, 2018


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!



333 Main Street

Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA, 54301

Tel: +1 920 432 1234

Shuttle service is provided to and from the hotel and airport.

To make your hotel reservations please click the following link:



Austin Straubel International Airport
Airport Code – GRB

Shuttles are provided between the airport and event hotel.

Since the 2018 WPA is our 10th anniversary, we’ve pushed our own limits to take the 2018 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 2018 Writers’ Police Academy is limited.  So please register early. These slots will go quickly.

Registration – $425

** Registration opens at noon (EST) February 18, 2018.**

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.
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 Hyatt Regency Green Bay. Hotel provides shuttle service to and from the airport.

Our negotiated hotel room rates are:

$149 (single or double); $169 (triple); $189 (quad).


** Registration opens at noon (EST) February 18, 2018.**

We will post further details very soon.

*This year, we are pleased to once again offer our extremely popular HIT training program (HIT = High Intensity Training).

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