Award-winning guerilla producer Mariana van Zeller takes you inside the nation's underground networks, criminal gangs and bizarre subcultures. Using a combination of hidden cameras and exclusive access, she'll penetrate the worlds of the periphery to tap into to what makes these fringe groups tick. We'll follow Mariana and her camera-man husband, Darren Foster as they attempt to infiltrate the most elusive groups and to go further underground than they've ever gone before. What they'll uncover are rarely seen worlds that'll both shock and astound.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Undercover USA - David Mack (police officer) - Netflix
David Anthony Mack (born May 30, 1961), is a former Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officer involved in the Rampart Division's Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums (CRASH) unit. He was one of the central figures in the LAPD Rampart police corruption scandal. Mack was arrested on November 6, 1997, for robbery of $722,000 from a South Central Los Angeles branch of the Bank of America. He was sentenced to fourteen years and three months in federal prison. Mack has never revealed the whereabouts of the money.
Undercover USA - Police career - Netflix
Mack joined the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in 1988. He first worked as a patrol officer and then as an undercover narcotics officer. Mack next moved to a late shift in West Los Angeles in 1990, where he began a relationship with Errolyn Romero, a nineteen-year-old ticket taker at the Baldwin Theatre. Mack was awarded the LAPD Medal for Heroism in 1993 for shooting a drug dealer who threatened his partner, Rafael “Ray” Pérez, with a gun during an undercover drug operation.
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