Lee Lofland is the author of the Writers Digest bestselling book Police Procedure and Investigation, a Macavity Award nominee for best non-fiction mystery. Lee, a former police detective and recipient of the esteemed Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police Award for Valor, is a nationally acclaimed expert on police procedure and crime-scene investigation. As an expert, Lee has appeared on national television, BBC television, and on NPR’s Talk of the Nation, and he has served as a consultant for numerous authors and for TV and film.
Lee’s articles have appeared in newspapers, newsletters, blogs, and in magazines such as Writers Digest and The Writer. He has served as judge for the ITW Thriller Awards and for the MWA Edgar Awards. Lee’s latest release is an audio version of Murder on Minor Avenue, a true crime tale in the anthology Masters Of True Crime: Chilling Stories Of Murder And The Macabre.
Lee is the founder and host of the Writers’ Police Academy.