Graduating from the police academy is an experience all its own. And, after many weeks of what some recruits equate to a brief period of time spent in hell on earth, receiving the paper that makes it official, that you are indeed a bona-fide…
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It was 9 p.m. when Detective Rudy Smith left the scene of a homicide where Carl Jackson, the father of two small children and husband of a loving wife, had gone to the store to pick up a gallon of milk for morning cereal when he was caught in…
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“Why, oh why, do cops need tanks?”
“I don’t want cops to have military equipment. A tank? They don’t NEED a tank!”
“It’s ridiculous. No police department should have a tank.”
“Tank, tank, tank, tank ... yada, yada,…
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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
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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.