Darrin Kozlowski immediately knew something was wrong when ‘Lars,’ the menacing leader of a local biker gang showed up at the front door of his North Hollywood apartment demanding answers.
Kozlowski (also known as ‘Koz’) had spent the last seven months of his life slowly infiltrating and earning the trust of LA’s most ruthless motorcycle club— the Vagos. He knew his cover had been blown.
It was his first long-term undercover case as a rookie cop, and as far as the Vagos go, they ‘were as bad as outlaw motorcycle gangs got.’
‘We’re talking about drug running, illegal weapons sales, and any other moneymaking schemes,’ he said.
For almost three decades, Kozlowski, 57, worked as an undercover agent for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). His expertise in covert operations resulted in 157 federal arrests over the course of his decorated career before he retired in 2017.
Now his story is the focus of a new scripted Audible Original podcast titled, KOZ,…