Broadcast: 26th January 1954
Added: Jun 27 2009
The story you are about to hear is true only the names have been changed to protect the innocent. Dragnet is the documented drama of an actually crime written in cooperation with the Los Angeles Police. You will travel step by step with the law through an actual case transcribed from official police files. From beginning to end, from crime to punishment Dragnet is the story of your police force in action.
Detective Sergeant Friday was assigned to Burglary Detail. He gets a call that a clothing store in Hollywood is suffering loses. The value of the stolen property is over $12,000. There’s no lead to the identity of the thief, no pattern to his M.O. It’s Sergeant Friday’s job to get him.