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.
In this episode of Dragnet, Joe and Frank investigate the murder of a vaudeville actress who keeps her valuables in a trunk in her room.
The men of the Los Angeles police are after the indignant suspect in a jewelry store robbery.