It’s no secret and no doubt that the Writers’ Police Academy is the best in the business at doing what we do—providing top-notch workshops featuring realism that’s, well, so doggone realistic you’d think you were on the scenes of actual car crashes, homicides, shootouts, mass murder, bombings, and other events typically seen and experienced by only by first responders and other insiders.
The Writers’ Police Academy is all about YOU! Your needs are our first priority. We aren’t trying to sell you anything. We do not promote ourselves. In short, our goal is to serve writers by seeing to it that they receive the material and experiences needed to accurately portray the world of law enforcement, EMS, firefighting, and the court system.
Our reward for a year of planning and a weekend of thrills and heart-pounding excitement is, well, the joy we see on the faces of our WPA family members. Such as …
To get to the smiles and laughter, though, came the extreme realism, the things we do to activate emotions and stimulate the senses, the same sensations experienced by those who go through these events as part of their daily routines.
By the way, we sincerely apologize for our tiny and dimly lit classrooms!
* Top photo by Terry Odell. Copy and paste the link below to read her recap of Day 1 at the WPA.
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