Dragnet Season 4
S04 E01Aug 26, 1954
Personnel - The Shooting Aug 26, 1954 Joe and Bill are assigned to the Medical Services Division. Two policemen have been shot. Joe and Bill must notify the wives.
S04 E02Sep 2, 1954
Homicide - The Student Sep 2, 1954 A sniper shoots a man and a woman as they are leaving a printing plant. Joe and Bill narrow down the suspects to a college student who is part time employee of the printing plant and a fan of the writings of the French writer Baudelaire.
S04 E03Sep 9, 1954
S.I.U. - The Ring Sep 9, 1954 Joe and Bill are working the Special Investigation Unit. Informant “Black 10” asks for a meeting with Joe and Bill and gives them a tip about a bartender who is fencing stolen jade ring. Joe and Bill set up a sting to recover the ring and other stolen jewelry.
S04 E04Sep 16, 1954
D.H.Q. - Medical Sep 16, 1954 Joe and Bill are working a medial detail at a hospital. They handle an old man who's hobby is sitting in hotel lobbies, question a man who brings in a dead woman, investigates a man who had writing a letter threatening to blow up a radio station and try to get a dieing declaration from a shooting victim.
S04 E05Sep 23, 1954
Burglary - Mister Sep 23, 1954 An old woman has all her possessions including her cane stolen by her grandson, "Mister Daniel Lumis". Joe and Bill try to locate Lumis and find a trail of bigamy and thievery.
S04 E06Sep 30, 1954
Juvenile - The Little Pusher Sep 30, 1954 Joe and Bill are working Juvenile Narcotics Division and find a 12 year old under the influence of narcotics. They go to the boy’s school and conduct a class for teachers on how to identify narcotics. They discover that a ninth grader is selling the narcotics in school and find that his father is the source of the drugs.
S04 E07Oct 7, 1954
Homicide - Cigarette Butt Oct 7, 1954 Joe and Bill investigate a dead body found in a rundown apartment building. A half eaten peanut butter sandwich and a knife are found at the scene of the crime. A neighbor says that he saw a man and woman running out of the apartment. The man and woman come back and tell Joe and Bill that it was self defense. Joe looks for evidence that will prove or disproves the alibi.
S04 E08Oct 14, 1954
D.H.Q. - Missing Person Oct 14, 1954 Joe and Bill investigate a missing high school student. They find that both the student and her older sister are missing. However, the apartment manager and neighbor say that there is no younger sister. Joe and Bill must find the truth.
S04 E09Oct 21, 1954
Burglary Auto - Courtroom Oct 21, 1954 Joe and Bill are in court as arresting officers of three burglars. One of the prosecution witnesses is out of town and has developed car trouble and can’t return in time. Can a case still be made against the three burglars without the witness’ testimony?
S04 E10Oct 28, 1954
Internal Affairs - Parolee Oct 28, 1954 The warden of a Colorado prison has notified the department that an inmate is about to be paroled, but there is a hold from LA because of an outstanding warrant. Joe and Bill investigate whether there is still a case after 15 years.
S04 E11Nov 4, 1954
Burglary Auto - Juvenile Genius Nov 4, 1954 Burglaries are happening and the thieves are leaving a red cloth at each crime scene. Joe and Bill respond to another break in at a chemical company and a safe company. Joe and Bill stake out the chemical company and catch an unexpected pair of thieves.
S04 E12Nov 11, 1954
Bunco - $9,000 Nov 11, 1954 Charlie Feeney, a wino police informant, calls Joe and claims he was swindled out of $9,000. The problem is the money wasn't his. Feeney turns the money over to someone claiming to be a private detective whose client is a big Las Vegas gambler. Joe and Bill track down the phony detective and start looking for the rightful owner of the money.
S04 E13Nov 18, 1954
Narco - Missing Hype Nov 18, 1954 A teenage Hype from a nice home has missed his parole officer meeting. Joe and Bill are asked to locate the teenager before he starts up his habit.
S04 E14Nov 25, 1954
Burglary - Helpful Woman Nov 25, 1954 A woman befriends elderly people and then steals from them. Joe and Bill contact a radio personality and ask to have him talk about the scam. The radio broadcast turns up a lead, and a stakeout is set up where Bill poses as an invilid.
S04 E15Dec 2, 1954
Homicide - Who Killed Who? Dec 2, 1954 There is a multiple homicide at a rooming house. When Joe and Bill arrive, they find two dead in the lobby near a broken TV set and the manager has been shot and is near death. The manager mumbles the words "oft one" to Joe as he is taken away to the hospital. Bill and Joe start searching for clues and what the managers word mean.
S04 E16Dec 9, 1954
Burglary - The Son Dec 9, 1954 A victim of a burglary calls and tells Joe she forgot to report one of the items that was stolen. A paw shop reports receiving one of the stolen items and it leads to a drug dealer. He's not the thief, but Joe has him tailed and the dealer leads them to an unexpected person.
S04 E17Dec 16, 1954
A.I.D. - The Weekend Dec 16, 1954 Bill's wife is out-of-town, and Bill invites Joe home for the weekend. They have dinner and play poker with some friends. A woman selling magazines shows up, and Joe and Bill suspect a scam.
S04 E18Dec 30, 1954
Narco - Pill Maker Dec 30, 1954 A narcotic called "uppers" is being sold to juveniles. Joe and Bill must find who is making the pills and shut the operation down.
S04 E19Jan 6, 1955
Burglary - The Dognappers Jan 6, 1955 Dogs are disappearing from cars parked at the El Centro shopping center. Joe and Bill suspect that the dogs are being stolen to get a reward for the dogs return.
S04 E20Jan 13, 1955
Missing Persons - The Body Jan 13, 1955 Joe and Bill investigate the identity of a dead 23 year old woman found under the Venice Pier. They check missing person reports to try to identify the woman, and they use a ring she was wearing and a piece of paper found on the body to track down the identity.
S04 E21Jan 20, 1955
Forgery - The Ranger Jan 20, 1955 FRIDAY AND GANNON QUESTION A PARK RANGER ABOUT STOLEN CHECKS. IN THE END THE RANGER ADMITS THAT HE STOLE AND FORGED THE CHECKS TO GET MONEY.
S04 E22Jan 27, 1955
D.H.Q. - Night School Jan 27, 1955 Joe is enrolled in night school and is taking a sensitivity class. The class does not know Joe is a cop until Joe busts one of his classmates for possession of Marijuana. The professor threatens to give Joe an F for the bust. He puts removing Joe up for a vote by the class. An unexpected classmate comes to Joe's aid.
S04 E23Feb 3, 1955
I.A.D. - The Receipt Feb 3, 1955 Two of the department's veteran homicide detectives are accused of stealing $800 from a dead man. Joe and Bill investigate and try to find a missing receipt that would clear the detectives.
S04 E24Feb 10, 1955
Robbery - The Harassing Wife Feb 10, 1955 Joe and Bill investigate a holdup at a small neighborhood grocery store. Joe gets a tip from a woman that the robber was her husband. The husband is cleared. Another supermarket robbery occurs and the wife again accuses her husband. He is cleared again. The wife continues to insist after every robbery that her husband did it.
S04 E25Feb 17, 1955
Burglary - Baseball Feb 17, 1955 A furniture store has been burglarized overnight and the thief took $1900 from a locked safe. The store's secretary find a lead and Joe uses it to track down a "baseball fan".
S04 E26Feb 24, 1955
D.H.Q. - The Victims Feb 24, 1955 Joe and Bill investigate a series of victims. An elderly man has been stabbed to death in his hotel room. An elderly is assaulted and her purse stolen. A store is robbed and the owner is stabbed. Rights are given to the criminals, but there are no rights for the victims.
S04 E27Mar 3, 1955
The Big Mailman Mar 3, 1955 Friday and Smith go after a bandit who is robbing mailboxes and then trying to cash other people's checks.
S04 E28Mar 10, 1955
The Big Customer Mar 10, 1955
S04 E29Mar 17, 1955
The Big Tar Baby Mar 17, 1955 A bartender's wife is kidnapped, beaten and rolled in hot tar.
S04 E30Mar 24, 1955
The Big Number Mar 24, 1955 Friday and Smith Investigate a Bank Robbery, but they don't have much to go on.
S04 E31Mar 31, 1955
The Big Mask Mar 31, 1955 A masked bandit is holding up supermarkets and the police are not able to catch him.
S04 E32Apr 7, 1955
The Big Sucker Apr 7, 1955 A con artist is swindling jewelers using fake diamonds.
S04 E33Apr 14, 1955
The Big Mustache Apr 14, 1955 Friday and Smith investigate the robbery of an appliance store.
S04 E34Apr 21, 1955
The Big Heel Apr 21, 1955 Friday and Smith use an unusual footprint to help solve a murder case.
S04 E35Apr 28, 1955
The Big Gone Apr 28, 1955 The owner of a flower shop kills a man who is trying to rob him, but the corpse mysteriously vanishes.
S04 E36May 5, 1955
The Big Student May 5, 1955 Friday and Smith are on the trail of a bunch of teenagers selling fake magazine subscriptions.
S04 E37May 12, 1955
The Big Watch May 12, 1955 Bandits are offering rides to hitch-hiking soldiers, then robbing and beating them.
S04 E38May 19, 1955
The Big Dig May 19, 1955 Friday and Smith are looking into a report of a missing woman that turns into a murder investigation.
S04 E39May 26, 1955
The Big Mug May 26, 1955 Two hold-up men are robbing and beating pedestrians in the down town area.