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Sunday, January 28, 2 p.m.

At 3 p.m., We will have our January “Forensics Fest.” Our speaker is Wes Albers. His topic will be: “Hostage Negotiations: The Real Art of the Deal”

In his 28-plus years in the San Diego Police Department, Detective Sergeant Wes Albers has done it all, from evidence technician to investigating crimes all over the city. He currently serves as Detective Sergeant in charge of Border Investigations, as well as Staff Sergeant supervising the Emergency Negotiations Team, a hybrid team of hostage negotiators from the SDPD, the FBI, and NCIS. Wes is also a director of the Southern California Writer’s Conference, where he has helped to facilitate over $4 million worth of first time book and movie deals for emerging authors through the SCWC and his personal contacts. Of his debut novel, Black and White, New York Times bestselling author Gayle Lynds (The Book of Spies) hails, “Gritty and rewarding… A top-notch cop novel. Watch out, Joseph Wambaugh!”

At 2 p.m. we will have our readers forum
Our will be “How to be A Good Literary Citizen.”

2018 Meeting Dates:

February 25 – TBD

March 18 – TBD

April 29 – TBD

May 27 – TBD

June 24 – TBD

July 22 – TBD

August 26 – TBD

September 23 – TBD

October 28 – TBD

November 25 – TBD

December 16 – TBD


Our meetings are usually held in the Community Room of the Irvine Ranch Water District*, unless otherwise noted.

Irvine Ranch Water District
15500 Sand Canyon Ave.
Irvine, CA 92618-3102

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*Disclaimer: Irvine Ranch Water District neither supports nor endorses the cause nor activities of organizations which use the District’s meeting rooms that are made available as a public service