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Rollin' 60s Neighborhood Crips
Founded 1976
Founding location South Central, Los Angeles
Years active 1976 – present
Territory South Central Los Angeles
Ethnicity African American
Membership 1600
Criminal activities Drug trafficking, arms trafficking, rape, extortion, prostitution, robbery and murder

The Rollin 60's Neighborhood Crips is a black street gang based in Los Angeles, California.

Members of the Rollin' 60's Neighborhood Crips are identified by tattoos as other gang members.

They became notorious when several men identified as members of the Rollin' 60 were arrested by police investigating the murders of the family of professional football player Kermit Alexander. [1]


History[edit]

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."[2] Gang activities include murder, bank robberies, rape, drug trafficking, carjacking, assault and vandalism/graffiti.[2] Originally formed in Los Angeles in the districts of Crenshaw and Slauson, the 60's have spread to other cities in the United States.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Two Gang Members Arrested In Alexander Family Killings, UPI wire, New York Times, November 5, 1984
  2. ^ a b Rollin 60s give unique window into gang culture, Beth Barrett, staff writer, Los Angeles Daily News, September 30, 2004



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2 news items

 
San Bernardino Sun
Sat, 13 Oct 2012 20:00:00 -0700

31, 1984, in South Los Angeles during a home invasion by members of the Rollin 60's Neighborhood Crips. The intended victims lived two doors away. "I had four members of my family murdered by a criminal who had gone to the wrong house, as it turned ...
 
Leagle.com
Fri, 21 May 2010 04:53:48 -0700

Vach was assigned specifically to the Rollin 60's Neighborhood Crips. At the time of the shooting, the victim's brothers were Rollin 60's members. Their home, in the center of Rollin 60's territory, was a known hangout for the gang. Inglewood Police ...
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