TV Series | | Action, Crime, Drama
Powerful patrol cars, fast motorcycles, and superheterodyne two-way radios combine to fight crime on the rural highways of America's wide open spaces.
The production company (ZIV Television Programs, Inc.) made a determined effort to avoid any perception that children or minors were being exploited. The official ZIV writer's guide for "Highway Patrol" specifically stated that juvenile delinquents were forbidden, and that it had to be obvious that any delinquent was an adult. The guide also stated that the show did not do kidnapping stories, unless the person kidnapped was obviously an adult.
Chief Dan Mathews:
21-50 to headquarters!
Throughout the series, a common tactic was to establish roadblocks. While this tactic could be effective given enough information and manpower, it would take far more officers and cars than would be assigned to rural or suburban areas by a state police agency.
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