Central to the Latin King philosophy are the symbols such as the five point crown which represents, Love, Respect, Sacrifice, Honor, and Obedience.
Another common identifier of the Latin Kings is “ 360.” 360 degrees represents the circumference of a circle, never ending and strong, meaning that, as a gang, they are whole and unbreakable.
The Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation (ALKQN, ALKN, or LKN) is the largest Hispanic and Latino street gang worldwide. Latin Kings (gang)
|Latin Kings flag|
|Founding location||Humboldt Park, Chicago, Illinois, United States|
Luis Felipe, also known as ” King Blood “, is a Cuban-American former gang leader and is the founder of the New York chapter of the Latin Kings (ALKN) street gang. Born in Havana, Cuba, Felipe came to the United States in the Mariel Boatlift in 1980. Luis Felipe (gang leader )
|Penalty||Life imprisonment plus 45 years without parole|
The members of the group are the lead rapper Dogge Doggelito ( Douglas Léon ) and the two brothers, Salla and Chepe. They all have roots in Latin America (Venezuela and Chile), which is why they took their name from the gang Latin Kings.
The Gangster Disciples are a criminal street gang formed in Chicago in the late 1960s. Their allies are the Crips and Folk Nation. Their rivals include the Bloods and People Nation; in Tipton County these are Vice Lords. Members often designate themselves as part of the gang by wearing blue and black clothing.
Latin Kings: Black, gold, red, ADR (Amor De Rey “Love to the King”), crowns, Detroit Lions.
Central to the Latin King philosophy are the symbols such as the five point crown which represents, Love, Respect, Sacrifice, Honor, and Obedience. The 5 point crown is a symbol of the Latin Kings gang, one of the biggest hispanic gangs in the US, which originated in 1940s Chicago.
The Ñeta Association (Asociación Pro-Derechos del Confinado, “Association for Prisoners’ Rights”, Asociación Ñeta, or simply Ñeta ) is the name of a gang that began in the Puerto Rico prison system and spread to the United States mainland.
The Bloods are part of the People Nation, a street gang alliance that includes the Latin Kings, Vice Lord Nation, and the Black P-Stone Nation. Although the Bloods may appear to be a large umbrella organization, each set has different rules, codes, alliances, and rivals.
The ” Satan’s Disciples ” (SD’s) have a 25-year history as a predominantly Hispanic gang originating from Chicago. It typifies many of the older traditional Chicago-based gangs in respect to being basically an adult-run criminal enterprise that makes extensive use of juveniles in its drug distribution operations.
The Crips are a gang based in the coastal regions of southern California. It was founded in Los Angeles, California, in 1969, mainly by Raymond Washington and Stanley Williams. Crips.
|Crip graffiti tag in Olympia, Washington|
|Ethnicity||Predominately African American|
|O. G. Mack|
|Born||Omar Portee c. 1969 (age 51–52) New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Organization||United Blood Nation Nine Trey Gangsters|
|Criminal penalty||50 years|
|Imprisoned at||ADX Florence|