Dragnet was the 1954 feature film adaptation of the popular television crime series that had premiered in 1951. Jack Webb and Ben Alexander appeared in the film as Sgt. Joe Friday and Officer Frank Smith.
The following weapons were used in the film Dragnet (1954):
Colt Detective Special (snub)
A Colt Detective Special snub revolver is the sidearm carried by majority of the LAPD officers in the film including Sgt. Joe Friday (Jack Webb), Capt. James E. Hamilton (Richard Boone), and Officer Grace Downey (Ann Robinson).
12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun (sawed-off)
A 12 Gauge Side by Side Shotgun is seen used at the film's beginning. The barrels are found in a toolbox.
Winchester Model 1912
During a standoff, an LAPD officer appears to be armed with a Winchester Model 1912 shotgun.