Twenty First Precinct was a police drama series that premiered on CBS Radio on July 7, 1953. The lead character was Frank Kennelly, the Captain of the 21st precinct. He was portrayed at different periods by actors Everett Sloane, James Gregory, and Les Damon. Kenelly was also called Captain Cronin during Gregory's time. Other stars in the series included Harold Stone as Sergeant Waters, Santos Ortega as Lieutenant Gorman, and Ken Lynch. It focused on a specific police unit located on the city of New York.
The series was based on true police stories, just like Dragnet, which aired before it. It became immensely popular during its run, as the listeners were eager to learn about the true-to-life police stories. Click here to read more about Twenty First Precinct (21st Precinct)
- Radio Shows
Please enjoy these 96 old time radio episodes:
|N/A||man assaults sixteen year old girl||
Captain Frank Kennelly is called to an incident where a Joe Packet has assaulted a sixteen-year-old ...
|N/A||pigeon drop scheme||
|07.07.1953||the nolen brothers|
|07.14.1953||case of the young incorrigible|
|07.28.1953||the murdered twins|
|08.04.1953||case of the sailors family|
|08.11.1953||policeman shot sucide or murder|
|09.08.1953||the certified 600|
|09.15.1953||the dog day||
+ A dog has bitten a four year-old girl and the owner will not allow it to be taken away for a rabie...
|09.29.1953||the shooting gallery|
|10.13.1953||case of the picture|
|10.20.1953||case of the foundling|
|10.27.1953||case of the fall|
|11.03.1953||case of the patient||
+You are in the muster room of the 21st Precinct, the nerve center and a call is coming through. You...
|11.17.1953||case of the basket|
|11.24.1953||case of the ditch||
+ When an unidentified male of about 25 years old is found in a ditch, which had been dug up for a s...
|12.04.1953||the case of the l d 80||
+ Patrolman Jaffy received an application for a pistol licence renewal that he thinks Captain Kennel...