- An association of three or more individuals;
- Whose members collectively identify themselves by adopting a group identity, which they use to create an atmosphere of fear or intimidation, frequently by employing one or more of the following: a common name, slogan, identifying sign, symbol, tattoo or other physical marking, style or color of clothing, hairstyle, hand sign or graffiti;
- Whose purpose in part is to engage in criminal activity and which uses violence or intimidation to further its criminal objectives.
A violent California-based group recognized by wearing the color blue
- J-Dawg (Jerald Saunders Jr.)
A violent California-based group recognized by wearing the color red
- Carlos Rameriz
A violent Asian gang based in San Francisco, recognized by wearing the color green
- Zhang Lee
A splinter group that robbed from the larger Jade Dragon gang
A white racist biker gang located in the city of San Leandro CA.
- None by name
A small group of suburban teens emulating Eminem. Introduced in Book 3