Dragnet 1967 (1967–1970)
19 Sep. 1968Public Affairs: DR-07
A television show asks the question - who needs the police? Friday and Gannon are invited to sit on the panel to defend the police department from others that think the police are not needed.
26 Sep. 1968Juvenile: DR-05
Gannon & Friday work the evening shift in the Juvenile Department where they field a variety of calls. Calls include a runaway teenager, an abandoned baby, a boy high on drugs, and a girl accused of theft.
3 Oct. 1968Community Relations: DR-10
Friday and Gannon are at a community college to recruit potential new police officers. With race relations a little tense in late '60s Los Angeles, a majority of the men in the room are African-American. A few of them are dubious about joining the police service. But a few are open to the idea. Later, Officer Dave Roberts, also African-American, is rethinking returning to duty after being badly wounded during a robbery. Relations with his neighbors have soured and he thinks it's affecting him on the job. Friday and Gannon try to talk him out of resigning. Roberts left...
10 Oct. 1968Management Services: DR-11
On an April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennesee. With riots erupting all over the United States, the Los Angeles Police Department braces for worse case scenarios such as rioting and bomb threats. Friday and Gannon are assigned to the command post and monitor the situation from there and wait for the first sign of trouble. However, as the weekend progresses Friday notes that Los Angeles is quieter than normal and that many of the people are doing their best to remember that Dr. King stood for peace.
17 Oct. 1968Police Commission: DR-13
Friday and Gannon are assigned to investigate complaints from motorists about a tow truck driver who takes advantage of those who are in trouble on the highway.
24 Oct. 1968Homicide: DR-06
Friday and Gannon investigate the murder of a man found in an alley, with no leads or witnesses. Friday invites Gannon and his wife, and a date over to his apartment for a dinner party.
7 Nov. 1968Robbery: DR-15
Gannon & Friday work in the Robbery Division. Several victims identify the same man as being the criminal. The detectives try to find him, as well as evidence that will convict him.
14 Nov. 1968Public Affairs: DR-12
The LAPD has just been informed that The President of the United States will be making a trip to LA. They have only been given a few hours to prepare. They work with The Secret Service to secure the location at which The President will be holding a press conference.
21 Nov. 1968Training: DR-18
A reporter for a New York magazine wants to do a piece on female police cadets. She's known for not making the people she writes about very attractive. Friday is assigned to escort her around the Academy.
28 Nov. 1968Public Affairs: DR-14
Friday and Gannon are sent to meet with a group of business owners who are looking to organize a crime prevention group to help cut crime in their neighborhood. While doing a cursory inspection they identify a number of problems that may encourage burglaries. Most of the business owners don't feel that they are vulnerable to crime.
5 Dec. 1968Narcotics: DR-16
A business man helps Friday and Gannon get the teens involved in stopping the use of drugs. The teens form a club and make a promise not to use drugs and encourage others to stop using them.
12 Dec. 1968Internal Affairs: DR-20
Friday and Gannon work the Internal Affairs Division concerning an arrested man's accusation of police brutality by one of the officers. The main characters from Adam-12 appear as witnesses.
2 Jan. 1969Community Relations: DR-17
Friday and Gannon are assigned to attend a conference at Lake Arrowhead where focus groups are formed to develop suggestions to improve community relations and have to deal with bias and prejudice.
9 Jan. 1969Homicide: DR-22
While investigating the murder of a pretty young career girl, Friday and Gannon meet a little old man named Calvin Lampe who is more than a little interested in their investigation. In fact, he even is looked at as a suspect because of his attention to every detail in the case. However, the two detectives are in for a big shock when they find out that Mr. Lampe is a retired chief of detectives and that he is a good friend of their boss, Captain Hugh Brown. Lampe's know how and good old fashioned detective work are a big help as Joe and Bill try to solve a very ...
23 Jan. 1969B.O.D.: DR-27
Friday and Gannon man the desk at the Business Office Division and deal with radicals, a threatened suicide, a lost child, a diabetic drunk, and an impending tidal wave.
30 Jan. 1969Narcotics: DR-21
Friday and Gannon come up with the idea of using dogs to sniff out marijuana smugglers. They'll have to find a dog and demonstrate it works while enduring their colleagues' skepticism of the wild idea.
6 Feb. 1969Administrative Vice: DR-29
Friday has a temporary partner when Gannon is out for the day. The new partner is from the Vice Department. He tests Friday by offering a bribe.
13 Feb. 1969The Joy Riders
A teenager is caught after taking a car for joy riding. Friday and Gannon try to help the boy realize he is on the wrong path for life, and should change his way.
27 Feb. 1969Juvenile Division: DR-19
A woman invites Friday and Gannon to talk to her Woman's Club about battered children. They train the women to be on the lookout for children who might be abused, and how they can help by becoming foster parents.
6 Mar. 1969Burglary: DR-31
Several stores report theft of comic books, posters, and pictures about superheroes. The stores say the thief is in costume.
20 Feb. 1969Frauds: DR-28
Friday and Gannon work in the Frauds Department. Disability payments are being sent to deceased persons, and evidence suggests an insider is involved.
13 Mar. 1969Vice: DR-30
Friday and Gannon go undercover at a hotel to find the location of an illegal gambling operation. Soon after spreading the word they're looking for some action they are driven to a late-night game in the Hollywood Hills. After the game the detectives give the location of the residence to their boss and a raid is set for the following night.
27 Mar. 1969Forgery: DR-33
Friday and Gannon work in the fraud department. Payroll checks are stolen from a studio, as well as driver licenses and credit cards so the checks can be cashed. After they find a suspect, Friday & Gannon realize there is more to the case.
27 Mar. 1969Juvenile: DR-32
Friday and Gannon have less than two hours to find the dog that bit a little girl five days earlier. Normally, treatment consists of serum injections followed by vaccine inoculations, but in this case the girl is highly allergic to the anti-rabies serum and it could kill her.
3 Apr. 1969Juvenile: DR-35
When a four-day-old baby is found barely alive in an apartment trash receptacle, Friday and Gannon search for the person who abandoned the newborn.
10 Apr. 1969Frauds: DR-36
When an audit of a department store chain shows a loss of $100k in merchandise, the Credit Manager asks Friday and Gannon to investigate who may have been responsible.