Code 3 (TV series)

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Code 3
Genre Police drama
Starring Richard Travis
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 39
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Rabco TV Productions
Hal Roach Studios
Distributor ABC Films (original)
CBS Television Distribution (current)
Original network syndicated
Original release April 2 – December 24, 1957

Code 3 is an American crime drama that aired in syndication in 1957. The stories were all based on actual files of the Los Angeles sheriff's office.[1]

Stories were presented from the viewpoint of Assistant Sheriff George Barnett. At the end of each episode, Eugene W. Biscailuz, "the actual sheriff of Los Angeles County," summarized the segment.[2]


The title is an "emergency signal alerting officers to proceed to the destination with red light and siren and with all possible haste."[3]


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  1. ^ TV Guide Guide to TV. Barnes and Noble. 2004. p. 128. ISBN 0-7607-5634-1. 
  2. ^ a b c Terrace, Vincent (2011). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-6477-7. P. 198.
  3. ^ "Code 3, Sheriff's Series, Opening Friday on KTTV". Valley News. March 8, 1955. p. 43. Retrieved August 29, 2015 – via  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ McNeil, Alex (1996). Total Television. Penguin Books USA, Inc. ISBN 0-14-02-4916-8. P. 170.