Happy 86th birthday to Joseph Wambaugh, former LAPD detective sergeant and best-selling author of classic police novels such as The New Centurions, Hollywood Station and The Choirboys, as well as classic true crime books such as The Onion Field, Echoes in the Darkness, and The Blooding.
You can read my Counterterrorism magazine Q&A with Joseph Wambaugh via the below link:
You can also read my Philadelphia Weekly Crime Beat column on Joseph Wambaugh via the below link:
Paul Davis On Crime: Do You Love Cops? Read Joseph Wambaugh. Do You Hate Cops? Read Joseph Wambaugh: My Philadelphia Weekly 'Crime Beat' Column On LAPD Detective Sergeant Turned Best-Selling Author Joseph Wambaugh
And you can read my Washington Times On Crime column on Wambaugh and The Onion Field via the below link: