Rollin 40s Neighborhood Crips
The West Side (W/S) Rollin 40s Neighborhood Crips are an active and long standing African American street gang founded in West Los Angeles, California during the 1970s. Their territory covers a large area from Figueroa Street in the east to Crenshaw Blvd. in the west, and from Vernon Avenue in the north down to 48th street or so to the south, an area which falls under the jurisdiction of the LAPD's Southwest Division. The 40's fall under the Neighbor Hood Crips and West Side Crips "card" and are friendly towards most Deuce(2x) gangs. The 40's are an active street gang with a reputation for brutality, bolstering about 1000 members as of 2005. They have waged war with a multitude of both Blood and Crip sets including the Rollin 20s Neighborhood Bloods, Black P. Stones, Inglewood Family Gang, Centinela Park Family Bloods, Fruit Town Brims, Van Ness Gangster Brims, Harvard Park Brims, 43 Hoover Criminals Gang, 52 Hoover Gangster Crips, 59 Hoover Criminals Gang, 52 Broadway Gangster Crips, the Playboy Gangster Crips, School Yard Crips, the 51 Trouble Gangster Crips, all East Coast Crips and the Gardena Shotgun Crips. They were once considered enemies of their former allies the Rollin 30's Harlem Crips to the south of their turf since approximately 1996 . It was widely rumored that the Rollin 40’s were responsible for the shooting death of a Rollin 30’s member which sparked a tit-for-tat series of retaliatory shootings. Although a truce was declared between the two feuding gangs by 2006, some members of both gangs still harbor deep seeded hatred for one another. Additionally, the Rollin 40s used to be allies of the Rollin 60s Neighborhood Crips, but that is no longer the case as well . Other former allies include the 48 Neighbor Hood Crips and the Rollin 50s Neighborhood Crips. However, they are still allies of the Raymond Avenue Crips, Rollin 30's Harlem Crips (excluding the "Darkside Rollin 40s" clique who still consider the 30s Crips rivals), Rollin 90s Neighborhood Crips, all East Coast Crips and all Blocc Crips. Members of the 40s are known to wear baby blue and Florida Marlins or Milwaukee Brewers apparel to represent their gang. The Rollin' 40s are organized into four loosely affiliated cliques that control their particular neighborhood area. Its members are known to be involved in a variety of crimes, including murder, assault, robberies, narcotics and firearms violations. Each clique is controlled by a shotcaller who determines the overall strategy relative to the criminal activity within the clique.
Rollin 40s, Western Side
Rollin 40s, Avenues
Rollin 40s, Park Sides (aka VSP = Vermont Square Park)
Rollin 40s, Darkside