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|Founding location||Watts, Los Angeles|
|Years active||1976 – present|
|Territory||South Central Los Angeles|
|Criminal activities||Drug trafficking, arms trafficking, rape, extortion, prostitution, robbery and murder|
Members of the Rollin' 60's Neighborhood Crips are identified by tattoos as other gang members, but additionally wear Seattle Mariners caps for the large "S"(sixty) or University Of North Carolina caps for the blue color and the "NC" (neighborhood crip).
Their rivalry with the 83 Gangster Crips, which started more than 30 years ago, caused more than 100 deaths on both sides.
According to the Los Angeles Daily News, Rollin' 60's is "the largest black criminal street gang in the City of Los Angeles with over 1,600 active members - the size of an Army brigade." Gang activities include murder, bank robberies, rape, drug trafficking, carjacking, assault and vandalism/graffiti.
- Two Gang Members Arrested In Alexander Family Killings, UPI wire, New York Times, November 5, 1984
- Rollin 60s give unique window into gang culture, Beth Barrett, staff writer, Los Angeles Daily News, September 30, 2004
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