Dragnet is a radio, television and motion picture series, enacting the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name from the police term "dragnet", meaning a system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or suspects.

First Air DateDecember 16th, 1951
Last Air DateAugust 23rd, 1959
Production CompanyMark VII Ltd.
ProducerJack Webb
Number of Seasons8 Seasons
Number of Episodes275 Episodes
Plot Keywordspolice, los angeles, california, police detective, lapd
Jack Webb
Jack Webb
Sgt. Joe Friday
Ben Alexander
Ben Alexander
Officer Frank Smith
Barney Phillips
Barney Phillips
Sgt. Ed Jacobs