Cost: OCC/RWA members $20: Non-OCC/RWA members $30
ABOUT THE CLASS:
Detective Illa B. Goode stomped on the accelerator of the unmarked police sedan she was driving, launching the car to give chase to the murderer’s weather-beaten cargo van…â€¨â€¨Suddenly, the van careened into a front yard of a small brick house…â€¨â€¨Illa deployed their vehicle to a screeching stop where she and her partner could use a massive oak tree as cover while still keeping their eyes on the house. While Red E. Toreytire directed other units where to set up the perimeter, Illa ran to the trunk of their cruiser and pulled out aâ€¦
So, writer, this is your story. Do you know what type of weapon Illa might retrieve to face a suspect with a Tec-9?â€¨â€¨You don’t? No problem. We’ll cover that and much more in Guns and Ammo for Writers.
During the class you’ll learn about handguns, rifles, shotguns, ammo, and body armor. We’ll start with the basics, and your questions will direct just how in-depth we’ll delve into the world of firearms, ammo and more.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Kathy Bennett served more than 29 years with the LAPD â€“ first as a civilian employee, and then 21 years as a police officer. Most of her career was spent working patrol in a black and white police car.
Kathy also served as a Firearms Instructor at the LAPD Police Academy, a crime analyst in the `War Room’, a Field Training Officer, and worked undercover in various assignments. She was named Officer of the Quarter twice, and Officer of the Year once.
Kathy has written two romantic suspense manuscripts and is currently revising her third book â€“ a suspense novel. Her first novel, A Dozen Deadly Roses was released in June.