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'Dragnet,' based on the LAPD

‘Dragnet,’ based on the LAPD

Feb. 24, 1967: On the set of “Dragnet,” actor Jack Webb, left, who plays Sgt. Joe Friday, Los Angeles police Sgt. Dan Cooke and associated producer Bob Cinader take a break. The LAPD worked closely with the television series, which some called a public relations machine for the department.

This photo by staff photographer Harry Chase was published in the March 10, 1967 Los Angeles Times.

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1 Comment

  1. September 23, 2014, 3:40 am

    Damn, if I didn't do a "current event" report on this article, in the fifth grade. I really miss Lt. Dan Cooke and his staff.

    By: Steven Moshlak

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