Gangs in the United States include several types of groups, including national street gangs, local street gangs, prison gangs, motorcycle clubs, and ethnic and organized crime gangs.
Approximately 1.4 million people were part of gangs as of 2011, and more than 33,000 gangs were active in the United States.
How many Crips are in Los Angeles?
Membership. The Crips have over 800 sets with 30,000 to 35,000 members and associate members, including more than 13,000 members in Los Angeles.
Is Sur 13 and MS 13 the same?
Sureños ([suˈɾe.ɲos]; Spanish: Southerners), Southern United Raza, Sur 13 or Sureños X3 are groups of loosely affiliated gangs that pay tribute to the Mexican Mafia while in U.S. state and federal correctional facilities.
What’s the difference between Crips and Surenos?
Bloods disrespect Crips by crossing out the letter “c” and calling Crip members “Crabs”. Bloods: Norteños (Spanish for “Northerner”) are a group of Latino street gangs with origins in northern California (north of Bakersfield). Their biggest rival are the Sureños but they also fight against Crip sets.
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