Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Joseph Wambaugh's 'Police Story' Will Be Out On DVD On September 6th

The web site reports that season one of Police Story, an outstanding police drama that aired on television during the 1970s, will be released on September 6th.

Created by Joseph Wambaugh (The Onion Field), ex-cop-turned-author, Police Story is an anthology series detailing the lives of LAPD officers in a collection of realistic and gritty accounts of what it meant to be a cop in 1970s Los Angeles. The series became the archetype for many critically acclaimed shows that followed, including Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue and Homicide: Life On The Street.

You can read more about the upcoming release of  Police Story via the below link:

I was a big fan of Police Story and I look forward to watching season one again.

I'm also a big fan of Joseph Wambaugh's books and I was glad that I was able to interview him a few years ago.

You can read my interview with the author of The Onion Field, The Choir Boys, Hollywood Station and other classic police novels and nonfiction books via the below link:

You can also read my review of Joseph Wambaugh's latest novel, Hollywood Hills, which appeared in the the Philadelphia Inquirer last January, via the below link: 

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