You've all seen the deputies and other officers who guard courtrooms. Yes, they're highly visible and they're there to protect everyone from harm. However, courtroom security is far more than just watching prisoners inside the actual room where…
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Villains. They're the bad guys of our stories who are devoted to wickedness. They have specific goals and will stop at nothing to reach them.
Are you as driven to write them as compelling characters?
Before we dive into the dark, murky…
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Each year, the Writers' Police Academy hosts a wildly popular hands-on training event for writers, readers, fans, and anyone else with an interest in police procedure and the forensics used to solve crimes. If you've attended you know the…
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Strengthen Your Writing Muscles
Lee provides in-depth details about crime, police procedures, and the tools used in real life investigations to help you develop better scenes and characters.
Lee Lofland is a veteran police investigator who began his law-enforcement career working as an officer in Virginia’s prison system. He later became a sheriff’s deputy, a patrol officer, and finally, he achieved the highly-prized gold shield of detective. Along the way, he gained a breadth of experience that’s unusual to find in the career of a single officer.
Police Procedure and Investigation: A Guide for Writers
Countdown to the WPA
Writers' Police AcademyAugust 9, 2018
The Writers’ Police Academy
The Writers’ Police Academy is held every year and 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. Visit The WPA website to register!
Get to Know Lee Lofland
Lee Lofland is a nationally acclaimed expert on police procedure and crime-scene investigation, and is a popular conference, workshop, and motivational speaker.
Lee has consulted for many bestselling authors, television and film writers, and for online magazines. Lee has appeared as an expert on national television, BBC Television, and radio shows.
Lee is the host and founder of the Writers’ Police Academy, an exciting, one-of-a-kind, hands-on event where writers, readers, and fans learn and train at an actual police academy.