In post WW II, Los Angeles, a cop's killed in the middle of the night. With no leads, the chief of police assigns Sgts. Jones and Brennan to investigate and apprehend the killer. They target low-level criminals, such as Paul Reeves, hoping he'll lead them to bigger fish, specially, the one who shot and killed the cop.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Savage TRUTH! Stronger than Fiction!
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While the Police department is not indicated by script or visual cues or logo as being LAPD the map shown at the opening and closing of the film is unmistakably marked "City of Los Angeles". This clearly identifies the police as being LAPD. Who else could they be referring to. See more
Code 3 is radio code for Red Light and Siren. With LAPD, only one unit is authorized to run Code 3 at a time not all units as in the movie.
While that may be procedure, in an instance of an officer being shot, all nearby units would respond code 3 and would not be penalized for doing so. See more
[referring to the composite sketch
They showed that picture to the inmates of jails and prisons, to men with a wide acquaintance among the cat burglars and the violence boys. Informers and con men and sharpshooters were quizzed. Those on the fringe of crime and those deep in the rackets. Many wanted to help; nobody could. No one in the underworld recognized that mysterious face. He was as unknown as if he had lived in the 16th Century.
References Gone with the Wind