Joseph Wambaugh — American Writer born on January 22, 1937,

Joseph Aloysius Wambaugh, Jr. is a bestselling American writer known for his fictional and non-fictional accounts of police work in the United States. Several of his first novels were set in Los Angeles, California, and its surroundings, and featured Los Angeles police officers as protagonists... (wikipedia)

The serial arsonist is the most difficult to apprehend because the evidence is burned up.
As a cop, I dealt with every kind of bum and criminal. They all have more integrity than some Hollywood people.
I certainly believe it's over for the jury system, but we won't admit it for a while.
Every time I write a nonfiction book I get sued.
I enjoy doing the research of nonfiction; that gives me some pleasure, being a detective again.