Presentation on theme: "Oklahoma City Gangs Presented by: Frank Alberson"— Presentation transcript:
1Oklahoma City Gangs Presented by: Frank Alberson Gang Intervention Specialist with Effective Transitions Inc.
2Background Grew up in Indiana, but was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut Graduated from Anderson University with degree in Criminal JusticeI have lived in Oklahoma City since 2000
3Background Court certified drug expert Came to Oklahoma six years ago MethamphetaminesHallucinogensHeroinCame to Oklahoma six years agoStarted as a Detention Officer IDetention Officer IIMoved to Oklahoma County Juvenile Probation for approximately 1 year.Now work for Effective Transitions Incorporated as a Gang Intervention Worker
4What is a Gang? The definition of a gang according to OJJPD is: The terms “youth gang” and “street gang” are commonly used interchangeably and refer to neighborhood or street-based youth groups that are made up substantially of individuals under the age of 24. They must include at least three or more members and must engage in criminal activity.
5Little Rascals Three or more individuals who meet on a regular basis. Claim a geographical location.Engage in delinquent and criminal behavior
6Why Join Gangs? Lack of parental supervision Lack of a parent( Mother or Father)Quick and easy moneyA need to belongRespectETC…
7Who joins Gangs? Adolescents (ages 12-17) Whites Blacks Browns Boys GirlsEveryone can be a victim to GANGS
8What Gangs do we Have? Westside 90’s Crips Hard Hoova Crips Shotgun CripsPlayboy Gangsta CripsRollin 60 CripsMurder 1Culver City CruiserSouthtown BarrioRollin 20’s Crips24K CripsPrince Hall VillageOutlaw 30’s Bloods456 Piru BloodJuarito’sSouth Side Loco’sGrande Barrio Central
9CripsWear Blue as primary color. Some sets wear all blue or some sets wear blue as the main color with other colors.Are enemies with Bloods and other gangs.Profit from drug sales.
10Rollin Sixty Crips Are a “love set” of Westside 90’s Started in 1966 in L.A. (Tiequan Andrew Cox)
11Rollin 90 Crip Favor the color baby blue Wear Tennessee Titans, North CarolinaSan Diego Chargers
12132 Shot gun Crips Will wear dark green and blue. Started in California around 1976.Diss: snot gun or snot run132 is a street in Gardena, California, where the set originated from.
13107 Hoova Crips Wear orange and blue. Some will carry a crown royal sack.Diss: SnoovaDo not get along with 90’s, 60’s or shotgun, or blood sets.107 comes from block of Hoover Street in Los Angeles
14Blood Enemies with Crips. “Blood” was a commonly used word among African-American soldiers in Veitnam.Started in California around the same time as crips.Diss: Slob, eating at BK.Damu is swahili for blood
15Hispanic Sets Will also wear red or blue colors. Will use Roman Numerals.Make money selling drugsRun guns.The number 13 or XIII will tell you they are sureno.The number 14 or XIV will tell you they are Nortenos.
16GBC (Grande Barrio Central 23) Use the number 23Highest population in detention.Wear Red, Black and Grey.Have recently split into East and Westside factions.Diss: Cornbread
17JuaritosUse XIV or 1414th letter of the alphabet is N for Norteno or northerner.Diss: Doritos, or Fritos.
18South Side Loco (SSL) Use number 13 or XIII. M, is the 13th letter of the alphabet.Are always recruiting.Largest Hispanic gangin Oklahoma City.
48BloodsMay wear Pittsburg Pirates or Philadelephia Phillies sports apparel.Also will wear anything in all black or redMay be seen with Boston Red Sox hatsFavor the Five point starAdd a K after c’s to signify crip killer, example: CkrabBlood Gangs in OKC: Murda1,Bounty Hunter Blood Monsta Block, 456 Piru. IFG 77 Block,
49How do I get help if I know a child involved with gang activity? Call or visit Effective Transitions, Inc.245-A W. Wilshire Oklahoma City, Ok(405)Call your local police substationorCall the Oklahoma City Police Gang Unit Hotline:
50Remember: Gangs are only as strong as the community allows them to be! Conclusion……………………Educate yourself on Gang issues, as the saying goes, “knowledge is power.”Remember: Gangs are only as strong as the community allows them to be!