Case 18

The North Hollywood Shootout

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On the 28th of February 1997 Los Angeles police officers, Perello and Farrell were on routine patrol driving along Laurel Canyon Blvd, North Hollywood.

As they were driving past the Bank of America they saw two large figures enter the bank. Both were dressed in black, both were wearing ski masks and both were carrying automatic rifles. What followed, was 44 minutes of mayhem.

 

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Our episodes deal with serious and often distressing incidents. If you feel at anytime you need support, please contact your local crisis centre. Some suggestions for confidential support for men women and children:

 

AUSTRALIA:

Lifeline Crisis Support: 13 11 14

Beyond Blue: Depression and anxiety support: 1300 22 46 36

Rape & Domestic Violence Services: 1800 737 732

Men's Line: 1300 78 99 78

Headspace: Youth Mental Health Foundation: see headspace.org.au for your local centre

 

USA:

Distress &  Lifeline: 1800 273 8255

Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741 741

Domestic Violence Helpline: 1800 799 7233

Victim Connect: support for victims of crime: 855 484 2846

 

UK:

Mind: mental health support: 0300 123 3393

SANE: mental health support: 0300 304 7000

Samaritans support network: 116 123

National Stalking Helpline: 0808 802 0300

 

CANADA:

For a list of Canadian crisis centres: https://thelifelinecanada.ca/help/call/

 

NEW ZEALAND:

Lifeline: 0800 543354

Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757 (Text 4202)

CREDITS

 

EPISODE RESEARCH AND NARRATION:

Episode researched and narrated by Anonymous Host

 

MUSIC:

‘Flatline intro’ and ‘Come play with me’ intro and outro www.dl-sounds.com

All other music and audio clean up performed by Mike Migas 

 

OTHER:

Logo design by Paulina Szymanska

 

 

RESOURCES

 

WEBSITE:

North Hollywood Shootout – an excellent website with the most comprehensive account of the case you will find. Lots of images and videos. And very detailed accounts.

 

AUDIO:

1997 North Hollywood Shootout – LAPD police radio audio

 

VIDEO:

History – Shootout: North Hollywood Shootout – DVD

 

ARTICLES:

From the Archives: Shoot-Out In North Hollywood: Command And Communications – 9-1-1 Magazine

1998 Medal of Valor Recipients – LAPD Online

Bank Robber Bled to Death, Autopsy Finds – Los Angeles Times

Chilling Portrait of Robber Emerges – Los Angeles Times

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On the 28th of February 1997 Los Angeles police Officers Perello and Farrell were on routine patrol driving along Laurel Canyon Blvd, North Hollywood.

As they were driving past the Bank of America they saw two large figures enter the bank. Both were dressed in black, both were wearing ski masks and both were carrying automatic rifles. What followed, was 44 minutes of mayhem.

 

______

Our episodes deal with serious and often distressing incidents. If you feel at anytime you need support, please contact your local crisis centre. Some suggestions for confidential support for men women and children:

 

AUSTRALIA:

Lifeline Crisis Support: 13 11 14

Beyond Blue: Depression and anxiety support: 1300 22 46 36

Rape & Domestic Violence Services: 1800 737 732

Men's Line:  1300 78 99 78

Headspace: Youth Mental Health Foundation: see headspace.org.au for your local centre

 

USA:

Distress &  Lifeline: 1800 273 8255

Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741 741

Domestic Violence Helpline: 1800 799 7233

Victim Connect: support for victims of crime: 855 484 2846

 

UK:

Mind: mental health support: 0300 123 3393

SANE: mental health support: 0300 304 7000

Samaritans support network: 116 123

National Stalking Helpline: 0808 802 0300

 

CANADA:

For a list of Canadian crisis centres: https://thelifelinecanada.ca/help/call

 

NEW ZEALAND:

Lifeline: 0800 543354

Depression Helpline: 0800 111 757 (Text 4202)

CREDITS

 

EPISODE RESEARCH AND NARRATION:

Episode researched and narrated by Anonymous Host

 

MUSIC:

‘Flatline intro’ and ‘Come play with me’ intro and outro www.dl-sounds.com

All other music and audio clean up performed by Mike Migas 

 

OTHER:

Logo design by Paulina Szymanska

 

 

RESOURCES

 

WEBSITE:

North Hollywood Shootout – an excellent website with the most comprehensive account of the case you will find. Lots of images and videos. And very detailed accounts.

 

AUDIO:

1997 North Hollywood Shootout – LAPD police radio audio

 

VIDEO:

History – Shootout: North Hollywood Shootout – DVD

 

ARTICLES:

From the Archives: Shoot-Out In North Hollywood: Command And Communications – 9-1-1 Magazine

1998 Medal of Valor Recipients – LAPD Online

Bank Robber Bled to Death, Autopsy Finds – Los Angeles Times

Chilling Portrait of Robber Emerges – Los Angeles Times

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