Dragnet is the 1987 feature film continuation of the 1967 television series. The film, which was more of a comedic take on the series, stars Dan Aykroyd as the nephew of the legendary Sgt. Joe Friday (portrayed by Jack Webb in the original series). Tom Hanks co-stars as his new partner and Harry Morgan reprises his television role of Bill Gannon in the film.
The following weapons were used in the film Dragnet (1987):
Smith & Wesson Model 10 HB
LAPD Detective Sgt. Joe Friday (Dan Aykroyd) carries a Smith & Wesson Model 10 HB as his on-duty sidearm until being relieved of it when he is suspended.
Smith & Wesson Model 10 Revolver - .38 Special
"I've never needed more, ma'am."
Joe with his S&W after rescuing Connie Swail.
LAPD Detective Pep Streebeck (Tom Hanks) carries a chromed Colt Python as his on-duty sidearm.
Colt Python with 6" Barrel and nickel finish and 3rd generation grip- .357 Magnum
Pep pulls his Python on Emil Muzz at Muscle Beach.
LAPD Detective Sgt. Friday takes a Taurus PT92 off of one of the Reverend's men during the shootout at the Griffith Observatory.
Taurus PT92AF (blued) - 9x19mm
LAPD Detective Sgt. Joe Friday uses a Mossberg 500 shotgun notably after using the LAPD battering ram to smash the gates of Jerry Caesar's mansion.
Mossberg 500AT Shotgun - 12 gauge. Note the wood furniture.
Friday firing the Mossberg 500AT
Friday wields the Mossberg.
A SWAT officer uses a Remington 870 notably the shootout at Jerry Caesar's mansion.
Remington 870 Police Magnum Riot Shotgun - 12 Gauge
P.A.G.A.N. (People Against Goodness And Normalcy) henchmen are seen with Uzis during the shootout at the Caesar mansion.
P.A.G.A.N. (People Against Goodness And Normalcy) henchmen are seen with Uzis
during the shootout at the Caesar mansion.
Emil Muzz (Jack O'Halloran) is seen with a Micro Uzi during the shootout at the Caesar mansion.
Micro Uzi with 15 round magazine - 9x19mm
SWAT officers are seen armed with M16A1 rifles during the shootout at the Caesar mansion. The rifles have M16A2 handguards on them, but appear to have the thinner, lighter barrel of the A1.
M16A1 with A2 style handguards - 5.56x45mm. Putting the distinctive A2 handguards on the older rifle was a method used by Movie/TV armorers to simulate A2 rifles when M16A1s were the only ones available.
A SWAT officer wields the M16.
Colt Sporter I Carbine
SWAT officers are also seen armed with Colt Sporter I Carbines during the shootout at the Caesar mansion.
Colt Sporter I Carbine - 5.56x45mm. Colt's public offering of a lightweight carbine based on the AR-15 Platform. This rifle has been erroneously called "the M16 Shorty" for years by Law Enforcement and Firearms "authors". The "M16 Shorty" or "Shorty Carbine" have never been authorized or used names for the rifle by Colt or the Government.
Heckler & Koch HK91
A SWAT officer is seen with a Heckler & Koch HK91 during the shootout at the Caesar mansion.
HK91-A2 Rifle with Standard Stock Note lack of third position for automatic fire
- 7.62x51mm NATO
A P.A.G.A.N. henchman is seen with an AKM during the shootout at the Caesar mansion.
AKM, Stamped Steel Receiver w/ slant muzzle brake 7.62x39mm
A P.A.G.A.N. henchman is seen with a Steyr AUG during the shootout at the Caesar mansion.
Steyr AUG - Austrian Army Version 5.56x45mm