Uniform Decisions: My Life in the LAPD and the North Hollywood Shootout
by John Caprarelli
"Uniform Decisions: My Life in the LAPD and the North Hollywood Shootout," by Officer John Caprarelli. February 28, 1997 - Los Angeles was the scene of a botched robbery at a Bank of America. Officer Caprarelli was one of the first officers at the scene. Before a national TV audience, he confronted one of the robbers, provoking a gun battle and exchanging numerous shots before the gunman fell.