Ad Astra 2016

Toronto, Ontario, 29th April to 1st May 2016


29th April to 1st May 2016 10:00 am - 11:59 pm

Website: Ad Astra 2016


Sheraton Parkway North Toronto Hotel and Suites
9005 Leslie Street, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 1B2
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April 30, 2016, 1:00 pm

Police Procedure: Busting the Myths & Misconceptions


Ever wondered how much of what you see of police procedure in the movies and on television is accurate? Plausible? Or even possible? How long does it really take to run a murder investigation? Or to get results back on fingerprints or DNA? What are the rules and restrictions regarding high-speed car chases? If you’re writing police procedure of any kind into your stories—or if you’re just curious—answers to these questions and more can be yours in this panel featuring RCMP Sgt. Pat Poitevin.

Hall: Richmond A Track: Storytelling and Literature Type: Panel