Los Angeles, 1972-1973... Officers Pete Malloy (Martin Milner) and Jim Reed (Kent McCord) are on the streets fighting crime on the mean streets of Los Angeles. ADAM-12 was a spin-off of the popular NBC TV series DRAGNET and similarly portrayed incidents and situations that were based on real LAPD cases. in this final season of the television series Office Reed spends time working as a detective and temporarily joins the narcotics squad while Malloy fills for Sgt. MacDonald for a brief stint. the series ends with a bang as the offices are involved in a dangerous shootout!