Big Set Up
Broadcast: 1st March 1955
Added: Mar 01 2008
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.
A steady flow of drugs is coming in to LA and the prime buyers are juveniles. Weeks of effort failed to turn up any lead to the source. Detective sergeant Friday was assigned to narcotics Detail so it was his job to find the source.