Frank Smith
Name: Frank Smith
Profession: Police Officer
Rank: Detective
Status: Alive
Portrayed by: Ethan Embry
Seasons: L.A. Dragnet: Season 1
First episode: L.A. Dragnet: The Silver Slayer
Last episode: L.A. Dragnet: The Little Guy

Frank Smith is a detective in the Los Angeles Police Department on L.A. Dragnet.


After being vice for a short time, Detective Frank Smith was promoted to the robbery/homicide division. He is the young partner of Joe Friday, who eargerly looks to the older detective for explanations and advice. Smith is a straight forward man who because of his age, must endure occasional crack about his youth and lug boxes of evidence.

L.A. Dragnet
Seasons Season 1Season 2
Characters Joe FridayFrank SmithJimmy McCarronGloria DuranRaymond CooperSandy ChangElana Macias