Jack Webb: Facts and The Great Los Angeles Detective

Just the facts. Three words that were seared into our popular culture consciousness by the TV show Dragnet and


It’s a Crime … Story

Crime fiction and detectives who track down the criminal hold a special place in novels, film and TV dramas.

Our hero is often aloof or at least not exactly brimming with personality such as Jack Webb from the legendary TV show Dragnet. In recent years, consider Harry Bosch, the character written by best-selling author Michael Connelly. He’s a terse man who borders on being a loner and has little to say as he’s focused only on pursuing the criminal, except for a love interest here or there.

This blog, It’s a Crime … Story, will take you through beloved and lesser known detectives and crime fiction authors.

Your host will be Detective Tom Stone whose stories are being written by Don Simkovich and Lon Casler Bixby.

Join us and if you’d like to contribute a post, then please do.