Dragnet is a radio and television crime drama about the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name from an actual police term, a “dragnet”, meaning a system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or suspects.
A punk runs over a pregnant woman and Joe Friday and Frank are determined to get their man. The punk will even get a good lecture from Joe.
George Hoffman is an ex-convict and armed robber in Los Angeles and it’s Friday and Smith that need to get him.
A jeweler is robbed and despite the indignation of his competitor over the police investigation, Joe and Frank investigate the case.