Dragnet Dragnet 1969

Dragnet 1969

Dragnet Dragnet 1969

First Air Date: September 19, 1968

First Aired on    :   1968
Episodes    :   27 episodes

This is a list of episodes from the third season of the 1967 Dragnet series. The season was directed by Jack Webb.



Episodes

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3x27 Intelligence - DR-34 (April 17, 1969)


At a night school alumni party, Joe is approached to join the Fielder Militia, a right wing group. They want Joe to help one of the Militia’s members get a Federal firearms license. Joe works with the ATF to join the Militia to locate Militia’s cache of illegal automatic weapons.


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3x26 Frauds - DR-36 (April 10, 1969)


Someone is embezzling from Summers Department Store by opening up false credit card accounts at the store. Joe and Bill figure it is an inside job and question employees in the credit department.


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3x25 Juvenile - DR-35 (April 03, 1969)


An infant girl is found in a garbage can; Joe and Bill use the child's blanket to track down the mother.


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3x24 Juvenile - DR-32 (March 27, 1969)


A child has been bitten by a dog and the child is allergic to the anti-rabies shot. Joe and Bill have less than two hours to locate the dog.


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3x23 Forgery - DR-33 (March 20, 1969)


An actress' pay checks have being stolen and someone have cashed them. Joe and Bill visit the actress' apartment and find her roommate the prime suspect. They try to track the roommate down, but are unsuccessful until her husband contacts them.


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3x22 Vice - DR-30 (March 13, 1969)


The Captain assigns Joe and Bill to find the location of a high stakes poke operation that has been preying on visitors. Bill and Joe pose as farmers and check into a hotel where an agricultural convention is occurring.


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3x21 Burglary - DR-31 (March 06, 1969)


A costumed thief calling himself "The Crimson Crusader" has been stealing comic books, movie posters and publicity photos of various superheroes.


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3x20 Juvenile - DR-19 (February 27, 1969)


Joe and Bill are asked to investigate allegation of child abuse by his mother. The story deals with the difficulty of having a child removed from an abusive home.


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3x19 Frauds - DR-28 (February 20, 1969)


Joe and Bill investigate someone who has fraudulently obtained disability checks. This person has been renting apartments and only using them as a mail drop. Joe and Bill meet with a group of apartment owners to ask for their help.


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3x18 The Joy Riders (February 13, 1969)


A 15-year-old car thief is given a tour of the jail in an attempt to impress him of the consequences for choosing crime. Unfortunately, it doesn't work - the young man later kills someone with a shotgun.


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3x17 Administrative Vice - DR-29 (February 06, 1969)


Joe has a new partner, Lt. Chris Drucker, while Bill recovers from the flu. Joe and Chris go undercover as a pair of casual gamblers, then place their winnings in an envelope for evidence. The problem? $100 goes missing from the envelope, and Drucker says Joe took it.


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3x16 Narcotics - DR-21 (January 30, 1969)


The Captain ask Joe and Bill to investigate having dogs trained to sniff out narcotics. They contact a dog trainer to train dogs for the job. Joe and Bill do a demonstration for Judges to prove the effectiveness of using a dog to detect marijuana.


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3x15 B.O.D. - DR-27 (January 23, 1969)


Joe and Bill are assigned to the Business Office Division. A priest is in the division to observe its operation. Joe and Bill work a series of problems from a potential tidal wave, a wino, protesters, a suicide, and a lost boy.


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3x14 Homicide - DR-22 (January 09, 1969)


Joe and Bill are called to an apartment where the building manager has found a young woman bound and dead. The extremely chatty 91 year old manager, who is obsessed with crime novels, is their prime suspect.


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3x13 Community Relations - DR-17 (January 02, 1969)


Joe and Bill are sent to a Community Relations conference at Lake Arrowhead with other police officers. Their task is to discuss ways of improving community relations, and in the process find a few officers that have bigoted views.


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3x12 Internal Affairs - DR-20 (December 12, 1968)


Joe and Bill investigate a charge of police brutality against a patrolman. The patrolman was attempting to stop someone from driving drunk when things got out of hand and the drunk tears the patrolman's uniform.


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3x11 Narcotics - DR-16 (December 05, 1968)


Someone is selling LSD to teens. Joe and Bill are asked to speak to a local High School group that want to form an anti drug club "Smart Teens". They plan to create posters and Joe gets a Disney artist to draw them. But will the kids follow through?


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3x10 Public Affairs - DR-14 (November 28, 1968)


Joe and Bill have been asked by a store owner to help him form a crime prevention group of neighborhood story owners. Most of the story owners are not convinced they need such a group until two robberies occur.


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3x09 Training - DR-18 (November 21, 1968)


Joe and Bill are temporarily assigned as instructors at the Police Academy. They are teaching a class of women cadets. Joe is asked to assist a woman reporter who is writing a story about women in the police force. On of the cadets is being pressured to resign by her boyfriend and Joe must convince her to stay.


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3x08 Public Affairs - DR-12 (November 14, 1968)


Joe and Bill are assigned to help arrange a press conference for the President of the United States at LAX.


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3x07 Robbery - DR-15 (November 07, 1968)


Joe and Bill are working the robbery desk. They handle a variety of complaints about a truck hijacking, a bank robbery and a robbery of a neighborhood market. A woman complains about "thieving birds" and another thinks her wallet had been stolen, but misplaced it in her coat.


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3x06 Homicide - DR-06 (October 24, 1968)


Joe and Bill review the progress report of a homicide (thus the name of the episode). Joe has invited Bill and his wife to his apartment for dinner. The dinner is constantly interrupted by neighbors asking for advice and complaining about a loud party. One neighbor calls to say that someone is breaking into the coin boxes in the laundry room. Joe and Bill grab their guns and investigate.


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3x05 Police Commission - DR-13 (October 17, 1968)


There is a police crackdown on dishonest tow truck operators. Joe and Bill are assigned to investigate 6 complaints against the same tow truck company.


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3x04 Management Services - DR-11 (October 10, 1968)


Joe and Bill are called back to work because of an emergency. It's April 4, 1968, and Dr Martin Luther King has been assassinated less than an hour ago. They are assigned to the police emergency control center to monitor potential unrest in the LA area.


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3x03 Community Relations - DR-10 (October 03, 1968)


Joe and Bill attend a meeting of the East LA Graduates Union, attempting to recruit recent minority high school graduates into the police academy. A black patrol officer joins their efforts until his house in vandalized and he decides to resign from the force. Joe tries to change his mind.


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3x02 Juvenile - DR-05 (September 26, 1968)


Joe and Bill are working the night watch of Juvenile division. They handle a run away boy from New York, an underage marriage, an abandoned baby, a boy on drugs, and a girl accused of stealing money.


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3x01 Public Affairs - DR-07 (September 19, 1968)


Joe and Bill appear on the TV talk show "Speak Your Mind" debating the topic "The Police, Who Needs Them?" with a professor, a hippie, some black power activists, and some (other) disgruntled citizens.




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