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1Intervention, Prevention, and Enforcement Strategies
2Confidential Information The information contained in this presentation is intended to assist law enforcement officials, teachers, parents and concerned citizens in the identification of gang activity, symbols, graffiti, and practices. It is not intended to encourage persecution of any single person, group, organization, or religion. This information should be used as a general guide and not an ultimate source of identification of all gang and threat group practices.
3Criminal Street Gang - Any ongoing organization, association, or group of three or more persons, whether formal or informal, which engages in a pattern of criminal gang activity. The existence of the organization, association, or group of individuals associated in fact may be established by evidence of a common name or common identifying signs, symbols, tattoos, graffiti, or attire or other distinguishing characteristics.
4Clique/Crew/Tribe/Set – A group of associates or members who gravitate around and support hard core gang members.Fringe – An associate who is able to function outside the gang, has not committed to a life of criminal gang activity; drifts in and out of gang lifestyle with little direction.
5There are no gangs in my community All gang members are ethnic minoritiesAll gang members are poorAll gang members are maleAll gang members wear ”Colors”All gang members sell drugsAll gang members are teenagersWe have want-a-bees in our communityNot My child…..
6The United Blood Nation (Brotherly/Blood Love Overrides Oppression and Destruction) Universal Blood Nation (UBN)Universal Blood Alliance (UBA)United Blood Line (UBL)
8UBN use the right over left concept UBN utilize the numbers (5) and (031)UBN fast on the 31st of each monthUBN use razors to facial areas (buck-fifty)UBN refer to one another as Dawgs or DamuUBN will not use the letters BK togetherUBN will cross out the number 6 and the letters C,S, and FUBN has the code systems of 200 Deep, 500 Resurrection, Liquid Metal (Over 900 Codes)UBN will align themselves with People NationUBN will utilize a form of Swahili to communicate
9The CRIPS (Community Revolutionary Independent Party Soldiers) Blue MagicBlue SteelCC RidersHoover Criminals
11Crips use the code (120) when referring to their knowledge or creed Crips primary colors are blue & grayCrips use the number sixty-three (63) as a codeCrips aligned with the Folks Nation (8) BallCrips identify with the six pointed starCrips use the left over right conceptCrips refer to themselves as Cuzz or G’sCrips don’t eat fish or doughnutsCrips will cross out the letters B and OCrips use the number 6 and will not use CK togetherCrips will cross out the number 5 or turn it upside downCrips are rivals to Bloods, Vice Lords, Latin Kings, and People Nation
12The Folks Nation (Followers of Lord King Solomon/Satan) Gangster DisciplesSpanish CobrasManiac DisciplesBrothers of the Struggle / B.O.S.
13Folks use the code (120) when referring to their knowledge or creed Folks primary colors are black, blue, and greyFolks use the number thirty-six (36) as a codeFolks aligned with Crips (8) BallFolks refer to one another as G’sFolks identify with the six point starFolks are primarily multiracial (74 & 274)Folks have the largest membership in the U.S.Folks use the right over left conceptFolks use the number 6Folks use a lot of symbols (wings, tail, heart, pitchforks)
14MS-13 originated in the 1980’s in California after the Civil War in El Salvador Refugees and former members from the Farabundo Marti Front for National Liberation (FMLN) formed what is known as “Mara Salvatrucha”Strong Cells in Northern Virginia and CharlotteWeapon of choice macheteConsidered by the FBI to be the most dangerous gang in America
15MS-13/Surenos-13 gangs typically will wear dark colored clothes (black, grey, blue, brown, tan) MS-13/SUR-13 are subsets of the Mexican Mafia a.k.a. “EME”, “M”, Black HandSurenos-13 rivals are Nortenos-14MS-13 rivals 18th Street and Rubia-18Alleged ties to Al-QuedaAcronyms used; MS, MSXIII, MSX3, MSTMS-13 members who are older wear Black Flags and Younger members wear Blue Flags
16Almighty Latin Kings & Queen Nation (ALKQN) colors are Black and Gold (yellow) Members will be Hispanic/LatinoCommon phrase used by ALKQN members “Amor De Rey” Love of the KingCommon code used by ALKQN members alpha/numerical code for the letters A (Amor) D (De) R (Rey)Align themselves with the People NationSymbols used are the 5 point crown
18Community Response Increase Awareness Stop Being In Denial (Officials) Make Quality TimeBecome Pro-ActiveGet Informed (Laws)Support and Develop Community OrganizationsReport GraffitiStart Snitching (Notify L.E. of any suspicious activities)Support School AdministratorsIncorporate Multisystemic Family Therapy
19Family Responsibilities Re-establish the family unitCommunicate effectively with your childMust have a belief (Faith Based)Ensure your child activities are age appropriateTalk to your children about gangs and ways to avoid them;
20Involve your child in some productive activity Demand your child commit to education and job training skillsGet to know your children’s friends and the friends’ parentsSupport the Institutions/Faculty of Education (10x5=50(1)x5=5x9=45of180)STOP MAKING EXCUSES FOR THEIR ACTIONSDefine the Role of a man and a woman
21Gang IndicatorsAdmits to gang involvementNon accidental physical injuriesObsessed with one particular color or logoWithdraws from the family and longtime friendsAssociates with undesirablesUses hand signs while with friendsPeculiar drawings or languageUnexplained cash or goodsUse of drugs and alcoholPresence of weaponsWears sagging pants and attire / What you don’t know could kill you!!!!!!!!!
22Action Plan A -After School Programs C -Community Mobilization T -Teams of Support for ParentsI -In School ProgramsO -One on One ProgramsN -Neighborhood Watch
23Johnny D. HawkinsDivision of PrisonsOperations ManagerState Coordinator (N.C.) National Major Gang Task Force NMGTF.ORG4th World Consulting Group