|The actors; Kent McCord, Martin Milner, and William Boyett used to appear somewhat regularly at the North Hollywood Collectors Show at the Beverly Garland Inn from 1996 to 1998. They appear infrequently and do not post their schedules or appearances. We do not know how to contact them, or have their e-mail addresses. Their is a group of folks attempting to determine their mailing and contact information. When we have a contact address, we'll be the first to post it.|
|The badges were returned
to the Los Angeles Police Department and turned up missing in the late
seventies. The "series 6" POLICEMAN badges were retired when the "POLICEMAN"
series was changed to the "POLICE OFFICER" series in 1974. Only the Sergeant's
Badge (714) from Dragnet was given to Jack Webb and is mounted in a crystal
display and now located at the City of Los Angeles Police Department Police
Academy with other items used in "Dragnet" and part of Jack Webb's Collection.
Jack Webb is the only civilian recipient of an official LAPD Department
Badge - he was buried with full honors by the LAPD upon his death in 1982.
Marty and Kent have been asked about the badges, and they have no idea where
On a related note, LAPD Lieutenant Daniel Cooke (1927-1999), was the keeper of the badges. He worked as the LAPD liaison to Jack Webb and managed all badges issued throughout the filming of Dragnet and Adam-12. It is unknown where the badges are. They are probably in a vault somewhere at LAPD or buried in a collector's hiding space. It is a misdemeanor to possess any LAPD badge, the images are copyrighted, and the LAPD Police Commission recently sought trademark status for the LAPD, its image, badges, seals, and insignias.
|The cars belonged to Universal Studios and they are probably gone - destroyed, sold as junk, or in a garage somewhere. They were last seen in 1979. There are a couple of replicas out there, dutifully restored by collector's and retired police officers - see the collectors area from the main page for some of these cars. The former manager of this site restored a 1973 AMC Matador that was retired from the LAPD's Rampart Division in 1986.|
|KMA-367 is/was the official FCC designation for the LAPD. It is used to identify the frequency being used and the agency licensed to use that frequency. LAPD still has many frequencies listed with the "KMA" designator to this date. A website has been established that outlines the history of the LAPD Communications System - you can visit that site (by clicking here) - the site is run by former LAPD dispatcher Harry Marnell.|
|Adam-12 was finally released on VHS Cassettes through Columbia House in April of 1999. In our interview with Kent McCord and Martin Milner, this was a big source of frustration for fans and Mr. McCord. When Mr. McCord was interviewed in 1997 he appeared to be very frustrated by the management of Universal Television and MCA. Mr. McCord told me he has proposed several projects that would lead to the release and sale of the "Adam-12" series to the public through such vendors as "Blockbuster" and such. The management and political atmosphere at Universal and MCA prevented the videos from being released due to limited demand. Mr. McCord stated to the Adam-12 DOT COM - "when the twenty (20) Dragnet videocassette's were released, he tried in vain to get some of the Adam-12 episodes released, but was shot down and there appeared to be "no interest" and "it was a money loser" in previous projects." When this site was started in 1995, the prospects of getting the tapes were poor. Through a letter writing campaign, many thousands of messages were relayed to Universal in the hopes of gaining their attention. It appears the efforts paid off and a collectors set of 10 VHS tapes (4 episodes each) were released.|
|As of February 1999 - Adam-12 premiered on TVland with shows airing at various schedules. ADAM-12 is followed by Dragnet. Check the TVland.com website for details on programming and show times.|
Mr. McCord has requested that we not provide any information about him
personally or refer to his name, except in statements of fact, therefore - the
Adam-12 Home Page will not provide any information pursuant to this request.
Martin Milner: "Marty has aged slightly - he is over 70 years young now, his hair is snow white, he is very active, and has a great smile. I am sure his hands hurt from all the autographs the man signs on weekends. "Marty" is involved in a weekly two-hour fishing show on "XTRA" 590 AM radio in San Diego on Saturdays and Sundays from 6:00 am to 8:00 am. The Radio Station sponsors fishing trips to Baja, and other fishing spots in the USA. Marty appears in many collector's shows and other "Adam-12" related shows. Marty is well remembered in other acting roles - "Route 66", "Swiss Family Robinson", and the "Halls of Montezuma" - where he began his relationship with Jack Webb in 1949. Marty is actively involved with the LAPD and the Charitable Memorial fund for the Police Officer's and families.
William Boyett: Mr.
Boyett is slimmer these days, his hair is a little lighter,
and looks great. He is a quiet man and very nice. He is still working in
Hollywood and doing some voice-over work in current projects. He attends
the collector's shows on occasion as well.
|Martin Milner used to attend the "Ray Courts" Hollywood & Celebrities Shows:
Check with Ray Courts for shows that are confirmed for appearances by Marty
Milner, Kent McCord, and William Boyett. If we can confirm their appearance at a particular show, we'll post it
on the website.
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