List of criminal gangs in Los Angeles
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This is a list of notable criminally active gangs in Los Angeles, California.
Los Angeles has been nicknamed the Gang Capital of America, with an estimated 120,000 gang members as of 2007. According to a May 2001 Drug Threat Assessment by the National Drug Intelligence Center, Los Angeles was home to 1,350 gangs.
- 18th Street gang
- Armenian Power
- Black Guerrilla Family
- Black P. Stones
- Chosen Few MC
- Hells Angels
- Los Angeles crime family
- Kosher Nostra
- Mexican Mafia
- Mongols Motorcycle Club
- Sinaloa Cartel
- Vagos Motorcycle Club
- Gang mayhem grips LA, The Observer, March 18, 2007
- "California Central District Drug Threat Assessment : Overview". National Drug Intelligence Center. May, 2001.