Dragnet Episode 1 – The Nickel Plated Gun
1 Production 2, The Nickel Plated Gun.
Title: The Nickel Plated Gun
Case Details: Ben Romero Chief of Detectives Ed Backstrand Homicide (Nightwatch)
Original air date: June 10, 1949
A nickel-plated 44 caliber Smith & Wesson is used to shoot two officers, but conflicting descriptions of the assailants from multiple witnesses create a unique challenge.