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Joseph Wambaugh

Joseph Wambaugh , a former LAPD detective sergeant, is the author of numerous New York Times bestsellers, including The Onion Field , The Blue Knight , The Blooding , The Choirboys , and other fiction and nonfiction works. He has won a number of awards, including the Edgar Award and the Rodolfo Walsh Prize for investigative journalism. He served in the US Marine Corps and later joined the Los Angeles Police Department. With regret he resigned from the LAPD in 1974 after fourteen years of...See more