A daylight stakeout based on an informant's tip ends in embarrassment, as brazen armored truck robbers strike and evade capture yet again. A woman believes there's a rattle snake in her luggage. An New Yorker lacks knowledge of California traffic laws. The aftermath of a bar brawl yields a potentially valuable clue.moreless
A serial rapist/murderer is praying on hitchhikers, and isn't leaving behind any solid clues. A juvenile crashes his friend's dirt bike. A high speed pursuit involving a Porsche is hindered when the passenger is pushed out. Police scouts aid in the search and apprehension of two liquor store robbery suspects.moreless
An officer finds many overwhelming changes to the job when he returns to active duty eight years after an act of heroism put him out of commission. A young woman is terrorized by her mentally disturbed ex-husband. A three-man team of serial burglars targets local warehouses.moreless
An elderly woman forgets to turn the gas off before leaving home. A man claims someone crashed through his front door and stole his disability check. A seven year old girl is reported missing when she fails to return home after school. A man is found shot to death outside of a garage at an apartment complex.moreless
A drunk goes for a joyride sans clothing. A boy pays for his ice cream cone with a fifty dollar bill. Under cover of darkness at a park, two men are observed with a cargo van full of auto parts.moreless
Malloy and Reed investigate a series of severe beatings of workers at local factories. A wino encounters misfortune after robbing a liquor store for two dollars.
Friday and Gannon are working the night watch out of the Detective Headquarters, Field Investigative Section on this, the last, episode of Dragnet. They show us and a new cop the importance of field officers and help us feel the pain of the victims and their friends. The plot lines include two robbery murders, a purse snatching, and the robbery of a man who lost all the money he had in the world. Gannon show us how large and tender his heart is for his fellow man.moreless