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Call the Police

(update) now with three additional shows and sponsored by Lever Brother's Rinso and Lifebuoy Soap, Call the Police was billed as "a new series of realistic radio dramas inspired by the courageous work of police departments all over America." This collection contains all known episodes to be in existence of this rare series.

7 old time radio show recordings
available in the following formats:

1 MP3 CD
or
4 Audio CDs


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Play a sample episode from June 17, 1947:

"Case of the Violent Vegetable"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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1947 Police Car
"Between you and the evil outside the law stands the policeman
of your community.  He gives up his safety so that you might
be safe and sometimes, he gives up his life to protect yours…"

Call the Police AdvertisementA summer replacement for Amos and Andy, Call the Police was billed as "a new series of realistic radio dramas inspired by the courageous work of police departments all over America."  

Vintage Police CarsIn one episode, WWII veteran, recent graduate of the FBI academy Bill Grant returned to his hometown after the death of his father, a police sergeant killed in the line of duty.  Grant found his hometown in the grips of crime and took on the role of police commissioner to save his town. 

Sponsored by Lever Brother's Rinso and Lifebuoy Soap, Call the Police ran three summers from 1947-1949.  Each show ended with an "Award of Valor" awarded to a real police officer who showed bravery in the line of service. 

This collection contains all known episodes to be in existence of this rare series.

For more rare crime shows, see also: Rare Detective and Crime Shows Collection, Rarities: Adventure & Detective, and Dame Detectives, Female Crimefighters.

For more true police stories see also:

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    7 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 3 hours, 28 min
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      7 shows - total playtime 3 hours 28 minutes
      1. Call Police 470603 Portor Case.mp3
      2. Call Police 470610 Kidnapped Killer.mp3
      3. Call Police 470617 Case Of Violent Vegetable.mp3
      4. Call Police 470715 Crooked Fight.mp3
      5. Call Police 470715 Missing Murderer.mp3
      6. Call Police 480706 Suntower Mystery Mansion.mp3
      7. Call Police 480720 Case Of Unknown Strangler.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    7 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 3 hours, 28 min
    Add MP3 Collection to Cart

    Click here to see disc contents


      7 shows - total playtime 3 hours 28 minutes
      1. Call Police 470603 Portor Case.mp3
      2. Call Police 470610 Kidnapped Killer.mp3
      3. Call Police 470617 Case Of Violent Vegetable.mp3
      4. Call Police 470715 Crooked Fight.mp3
      5. Call Police 470715 Missing Murderer.mp3
      6. Call Police 480706 Suntower Mystery Mansion.mp3
      7. Call Police 480720 Case Of Unknown Strangler.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    7 recordings on 4 Audio CDs
    total playtime 3 hours, 28 min

    Disc A001

    1. Call Police 470603 Portor Case
    2. Call Police 470610 Kidnapped Killer

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Disc A002

    1. Call Police 470617 Case Of Violent Vegetable
    2. Call Police 470715 Crooked Fight

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Disc A003

    1. Call Police 470715 Missing Murderer
    2. Call Police 480706 Suntower Mystery Mansion

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00
    Disc A004

    1. Call Police 480720 Case Of Unknown Strangler

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00