Long Beach is a city in Los Angeles County, which is home it almost half a million people. Of those half a million people, a lot of those people belong to Gangs or are associated with gang violence.
Long Beach itself is known for its waterfront views and attractions, which includes the permanently docked RMS Queen Mary and the Aquarium of the Pacific. It is also popular place for race car fans as its hosts the Grand Prix of Long Beach which is an IndyCar race.
To anyone that doesn’t live here, Long Beach looks like an amazing place to live, its got great food, great night life, and great attractions. What a lot of people don’t know though is, Long Beach has been plagued with Street Gang Violence for decades.
Long Beach is a city of beautiful homes and dangerous gangs.
Gangs have existed in Long Beach for a really long time, and with the introduction of crack cocaine in the 80’s it made it super lucrative for a lot of these gangs, which drove the crime and gang activities higher. The introduction of this deadly drug, is thought to be the reason for a lot of the turf wars in Long Beach, as money is the motivation for a lot of gang bangers.
Types of Gangs in LBC
In Long Beach there are all kinds of gangs, from different ethnic backgrounds, to different core gangs.
On the North Side of Long Beach, the North Side Longos who are a hispanic gang, they beef with a Crip Gang called the Brickboy Crips, who are a Black gang. The Brickboy Crips have an alliance with multiple Crip Neighborhoods from California, which help with their rivalry with the Longos.
Some other Northside gangs include, the North Side Asian Boys, who also beef with the Longos. The Rollin 20s Crips stay on the North Side as well.
In the West side of Long beach there are some seriously active gangs. On the westside you have the West Side Rollin 80s Crips, The Sons of Somoa Gangster Crips who beef with each other, who both beef with the West Side Longos.
On the East Side of Long Beach you have a hood made famous by Snoop Dogg, who was an East Side Rollin 20s Crip. The east side of long beach is active. The east side is found on the other side of the Los Angeles River where you will find the Pacific Coast Highway aka the PCH, or Pimps, Crips and Hoes.
The PCH is similar to Figueroa in Los Angeles as it is super active, and gangs are always on patrol.
One of the more prominent gangs on the East side of Long Beach is the Insane Crips aka the Baby Insane Crips or BIG. The Insane Crips are considered one of the biggest Crip sets on the east side, and they have been beefing with the East Side Rollin 20s for years.
The 20s beef with the SOS Gangster Crips.
Sons Of Somoa also have a sub set known as suicidal town. Suicidal Town is part of the Long Beach SEA alliance, which consists of Suicidal Town, Exotic Family, and the Asian Boyz
List of Street Gangs in Long Beach California
- South Side Barrio Pobre X3 / SS BP 13
- WetbaccSoLame | WSL • X3 🐒K🏊🏽K
- North Side Longo | NSL • X3
- East Side Longo | ESL • X3
- Playa Larga | PL •.X3
- Barrio Small Town | BST X3
- Barrio Eighteen Street | BEST • 18ST
- ES Lil Mobsters | LMS • X3
- ES Mid City Stoners MCS13
- WS White Fence WF13 (NS)
- WS MuerToS MTS13 (NS)
- NS Wanted Criminal Gang WCG13
- NS ToKerS TKS13
- NS Pleasant st PST13
- SS Toker Town Flats TTF13 (DownTown)
- ES Crazy Latin Boys CLB13
- ES Krazy Assassins KA13
- ES Tiny Rascal Gang | TRG • 7126
- ES Cry Baby Cambodians | CBC • 323
- ES Suisidal Town Crips | STC/SU15 • 5415 (started out as Samoans when they were under SOS, then became Lao when established as their independent set, now they’re mixed Lao & Cambodian. Only their ogs & oogs are Samoan)
- ES Exotic Family City Crips | EFCC • 5633
- ES/NS Asian BoyZ | ABZ • 1226/126
- ES Oriental BoyS (half Lao)
- ES Crazy Ruthless CR318
- ES Fu**** Hoodlum Society Kings FHSK681911
- ES Fu**** No Respect FNR61418
- ES Crime Family Gangsta Crips CFGC3673
- ES Oriental SouljahZ OSZ052
- ES/WS S.O.S (Sons of Samoa) the eastsiders claim east coast while the westsiders claim gangsta crip
- NS/ES Fam Bam Crips ( ESxNS Family Crips)
- NS Uso SkuaD USD2X
- NS Krazy Ass Samoan Family KASF
- NS Tongan 4 Life Gangsta Crips T4LGC
- WS SaTanaS STS575
- WS PimpSide Phamily PSP959
• ES Rollin 20 Crip 21,20,19,17,15,11,10
• ES Insane Crip 21,23,16
•ES Letting N!ggaz Have it Gangsta Crips LNHGC23
• NS Naughty And Nasty Gangsta Crip 65
• NS Bricc Boys Crip 52
• ES 19st Gangster Crip
• WS West Coast Rollin 80 Crips
• NS Boulevard Mafia Crip 69,68,67,59,55
• NS Four Corner Blocc Crip 6400blk Bort St Gang
•NS Original Hood Crip 67 68 69
•NS Mac Mafia Crip Andy 2 Artesia
•NS Sex Money Murda Hustla Crip 54,55,56
•NS 49th St Hustla Crip
•NS 858 Nasty Dogg Crip
•ES Linden Blocc Crip•NS 68 Hustla