Facts about Joseph Wambaugh

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Joseph Wambaugh is a famous Writer from USA, he/she is 82 years old and still alive, born January 22, 1937.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 23 quotes who is written / told by Joseph.

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Famous quotes by Joseph Wambaugh (23)


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"The Onion Field made a real writer. And then I knew it was over, I couldn't be a cop anymore"
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"I hadn't done anything in six years; I was just vegetating"
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"I enjoy doing the research of nonfiction; that gives me some pleasure, being a detective again"
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"As a cop, I dealt with every kind of bum and criminal. They all have more integrity than some Hollywood people"
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"The time has come for professional jurors"
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"I certainly believe it's over for the jury system, but we won't admit it for a while"
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"When I interview people accused of capital offenses, I never even ask if they did it. I would consider that unprofessional"
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"The serial arsonist is the most difficult to apprehend because the evidence is burned up"
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"No one I know of has ever had this experience-where you had to sit and wait and wait for a DNA test to come back just so you can write the last page of the book"
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"I enjoy adapting my own work, or anybody's work. I like to adapt books"
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"What is it about the component of fire? People have written about it. People have wondered about it"
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"Jury selection is strictly an emotional process. They're looking for people they can manipulate. Both sides are"
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"When I wrote The Onion Field, I realized that my first two novels were just practice"
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"Today, lawyers are attacking more; they're attacking everything. A good example is the O.J. Simpson case"
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"The O.J. Simpson case, they had no understanding of that DNA evidence, and didn't want to"
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"I'm sure I took some licks at the system, and at trials and lawyers in general. I've seen enough of them for so many years both as a cop and a defendant in defamation cases"
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"Probably 95 percent of the things that are written never get on the screen"
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"If you take 67 brush fires times 10 years, that's almost 700 right there. Those brush fires are incredibly dangerous, all those homes going down proved that"
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"What I didn't know was that if I didn't stand with my back to the wall, Hollywood people would unscrew my ass and sell it down the river"
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"The Onion Field, that one got pretty close to me because I was a cop when it happened. I saw some of the indifference that my police department showed to the surviving officer"
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"Every time I write a nonfiction book I get sued"
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"You've got people who are looking at DNA evidence and other evidence like that and they're ignoring it"
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"Civil servants take forever to do anything"


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