Quotation by Jack Webb

This is the city. Los Angeles, California. I work here. I carry a badge. My name's Friday. The story you are about to see is true; the names have been changed to protect the innocent.
Jack Webb (1920–1987), U.S. actor, producer. Sergeant Joe Friday (Jack Webb), in Dragnet (radio and TV series), introduction, written, produced, directed by, and starring, Jack Webb (1949-1971).

Originally produced for radio, then successfully on TV for another 18 years, the crime serial Dragnet started every episode with the above monologue. Friday speech's was also characterized by such expressions as, "Just the facts, ma'am," "that's my job," and "I carry a badge." Created by Jack Webb and Richard L. Breen.
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