062 – Away Game – The North Hollywood Shootout

Episode 062 – On the morning of February 28, 1997, two heavily armed men entered the Bank of America Branch on Laurel Canyon Blvd in the North Hollywood area of Los Angeles. Over 44 minutes in a futile attempt at escape, the two men held off police and terrified a neighbourhood with automatic gunfire, all caught live on TV.

Sources:
northhollywoodshootout.com Archived
North Hollywood Shootout Wikipedia entry
Criminal Minds Wiki
Scanner Audio Part 1 YouTube
Scanner Audio Part 2 YouTube
Scanner Audio Part 3 YouTube
Scanner Audio Part 4 YouTube
LAPD 1998 Medal of Valor Recipients
Telemundo Coverage YouTube
Live TV News helicopter coverage YouTube