Writers' Police Academy

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June 2 - 5, 2022 - Green Bay, Wisconsin **REGISTRATION IS CLOSED** But please scroll down to learn how you could be chosen to join bestselling author Lee Child on the set of the REACHER TV show!

Four days of exciting hands-on training. Real police equipment and vehicles. Over 30 certified instructors and top law enforcement and forensics experts.

The 2022 Writers' Police Academy offers a unique opportunity for attendees to participate in many of the same hands-on training classes - basic and advanced - taught to Law Enforcement, Fire, EMS, and Corrections personnel. These incredibly exciting cutting-edge sessions are typically reserved only for professionals. Until now.


Available now from international bestselling author Lee Child, and the Writers' Police Academy - We’re offering to one extremely lucky person the opportunity to join Lee Child on the set for Amazon’s Reacher Season Two, sometime in the fall, and (hopefully!) show up as a background extra in the show. 

For details as to how you could win this exciting prize, please visit the FAQs page of this website. To go there hover your cursor over "ABOUT THE WPA" at the top of this page. Then click on FAQs.

Good luck!

2022 WPA Guest of Honor

Robert Dugoni is the critically acclaimed New York TimesWall Street Journal, Washington Postand #1 Amazon bestselling author of the Tracy Crosswhite police series set in Seattle, which has sold more than 8 million books worldwide. He is also the author of The Charles Jenkins espionage series, the David Sloane legal thriller series, and  several stand-alone novels including The 7th Canon, Damage Control, and the literary novels, The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell - Suspense Magazine’s 2018 Book of the Year, for which Dugoni’s narration won an AudioFile Earphones Award and the critically acclaimed, The World Played Chess; as well as the nonfiction exposé The Cyanide Canary, a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. Several of his novels have been optioned for movies and television series. Dugoni is the recipient of the Nancy Pearl Award for Fiction and a three-time winner of the Friends of Mystery Spotted Owl Award for best novel set in the Pacific Northwest. He has also been a finalist for many other awards including the International Thriller Award, the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction, the Silver Falchion Award for mystery, and the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award.

Robert Dugoni’s books are sold in more than twenty-five countries and have been translated into more than thirty languages.

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