San Diego Crime Writer Brings L.A. to Life
San Diego resident and former L.A. detective Joseph Wambaugh is a best selling author of crime novels. We take a look at Wambaugh's Los Angeles in this special feature.
Alan Ray : Before he was a best selling author, San Diego resident Joseph Wambaugh was a detective with the Los Angeles Police Dept. That experience helped Wambaugh write about cops as real people. More than 3 decades later he's still writing. NPR's Mandalit del Barco explores Wambaugh's Los Angeles with this special report.