Every villain has a noble cause, and every hero has a dark side. In the gritty new action-drama Gang Related, Detective Ryan Lopez is a rising star in Los Angeles' elite Gang Task Force. What the world doesn't know is that long before Ryan became a cop, he pledged allegiance to a different band of brothers – a powerful Latino gang called Los Angelicos. When Ryan's best friend and police partner is senselessly killed by a notorious gang member, Ryan teams up with longtime Task Force member Cassius Green, who has been at the forefront of the city's war on organized crime. In this war between law enforcement and gangs, the series explores how only people who really know the streets can win the battle on the streets.
Ryan has Javier make a deal with the D.A.'s office as the Metas begin to solve the mystery regarding Salazar's death. Meanwhile, Jessica reveals Ryan's secret to Ellis, and Daniel emerges as a leader within the Los Angelicos.Watch Now:iTunes
An explosion set off by the Meta gang during a Los Angelicos festival leads to plans for retaliation. Tio Gordo kills a Meta gang member and word gets back to the head of the gang, who demands that Javier kill him to not further escalate the feud. Then, Jessica discovers the identity of the woman she saw at Ryan’s home and shares the information with Carter.
Ryan arrests Javier and, in doing so, proves his loyalty to the GTF. Across town, Daniel realizes he's lost all credibility in the banking industry and begins to embrace his true identity as the heir apparent to Los Angelicos.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Ryan and the Gang Task Force bring a Colombian snitch to Federal Court to testify, but are ambushed en route. Ryan is torn between his Task Force duties and giving up the snitch's location to help Javier and the Acosta family go legit.
A change to California's "Three Strikes" law causes additional trouble for the GTF. Meanwhile, Jessica sees Silvia pay Ryan a visit, and Carlos sets forth on his path toward usurping Javier's seat as head of Los Angelicos.
The Gang Task Force discovers a sex-trafficking ring run by a Russian mafia family, which eventually leads them to a gruesome discovery. Ryan is faced with a difficult decision when he moves to put the gang's leader behind bars, but learns that doing so will significantly delay Javier's plans to get his family on a better track.
Ryan must track down rival gang members who shot Carlos, in order both to avoid a gang war and to cover up his own involvement in the shooting. Meanwhile, Ryan gets closer to Jessica, who is investigating another shooting, and finds himself genuinely falling for her.