They are on a stake out for an armored truck robbery but the thieves make a clean escape. A call to the bus station about a potential rattlesnake in a suitcase turns out to be an electric toothbrush. They make contact with their source T.J. about the robberies and he a provides a few extra details as to where he overheard the threat. A call to the same bar puts them onto a man they suspect might be involved but with no proof. Malloy develops a theory on how the robberies are committed involving the sewer system. They plan a stakeout based on Malloy's theory which they execute with success. Written by
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The actual location where the first armored robbery went down is the 10100 block of Riverside Dr at Mariota Ave in the Toluca Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. This intersection appeared many times on Adam 12 as well as Emergency! This intersection is less than a mile away from Universal Studios. See more
Reed and Malloy show up for the last stake out in different uniforms and are referred to as SWAT 1. SWAT with the L.A. Police Dept. stands for Special Weapons and Tactics. SWAT team members receive a relatively long training program. And don't usually have traffic duties. And it has never been mentioned in the story line that the veteran Malloy or the newer Reed have ever had that training. See more