United states senator dianne feinstein published a report in 2003 which erroneously stated that 80 percent of the 18th street gang membership in california consists of illegal immigrants but according to los angeles county sheriff’s department only about 10 percent of the gang membership in los angeles county are illegal citizens. What gang was the first american street gang to have a recognized leader in 1926 the forty thieves during the 1940's and the 1950's, most street gang violence was motivated by drug sales.
The 18th street gang consists mainly of illegal aliens from mexico and central america and has been in operation for more than 50 years it is estimated that the gang has 30,000 to 50,000 members, and while the gang is based in los angeles it has operations throughout the southwestern states of the us. Another rapidly expanding sureño gang, florencia 13, works closely with the mexican mafia and is a rival of the 18th street set based out of south los angeles, florencia 13 is part of a terrifying gang war scene that has turned la into one of the most dangerous counties in the country.
Home hispanic gangs hispanic gangs in los angeles county there are about 500 sureño hispanic gangs in los angeles county representing over 50 percent of the gang membership all los angeles hispanic gangs along with gangs in other southern california cities are commonly referred to as south siders and the 13 refers to this geographic identity.
18 th street is reported by some researchers to have been one of the first of the traditional outgrowths of the mexican american gangs to accept members from other racial and ethnic backgrounds links: history of the 18th street gang at streetgangscom–more reliably and broadly sourced than comparable sites article on cesar chavez’s hunger strike. 1960s: origins of the eighteenth street gang in the 1960s while idealism sparked a decade of non-violent mass activism for change, the deep and accelerating alienation in los angeles barrios transformed the old pachucos into a new breed of street gang.
One of the most well-known of the sureño gangs in southern california, the 18th street gang is said to be responsible for at least one robbery or assault a day in los angeles county the gang is one of the most rapidly expanding criminal groups in the country, with a reach that extends across 32 states, from maryland to hawaii. 18th street gang the 18th street gang consists mainly of illegal aliens from mexico and central america and has been in operation for more than 50 years it is estimated that the gang has 30,000 to 50,000 members, and while the gang is based in los angeles it has operations throughout the southwestern states of the us. 18th street gang(m-18) - жизнь внутри банды (часть 3 из 3) (720p) - duration: 26:01 алексей ракаускас 362,216 views 26:01.
18th street gang started near 18th street and union avenue in the rampart district of los angeles there is conflicting information as to the exact area, but this is a generally accepted area by most academic sources.