In my day (mid 90’s) we had hundreds of three letter crews to watch out for in the hood. We had VIP, BMW, NBC, MOB and other posses of youth who ran the streets wild…Some of these crews exists. Some were absorbed into the bigger umbrella of Blood and Crip.

Now that we are older, we have other letters three letter gangs to watch out for, and they ar alot more viscious.



The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) enforces the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States by bringing to the criminal and civil justice system of the United States, or any other competent jurisdiction, those involved in the growth, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances in or destined for the illicit traffic in the United States. DEA maintains investigative and intelligence files of criminal activities related to illicit drug traffic and drug abuse, rosters and investigations of legitimate drug handlers, distributors and manufacturers, and records of controlled substance security investigations. It also keeps various records pertaining to the administration of DEA.



The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigates violations of certain federal statutes, collects evidence in legal cases in which the United States is or may be an interested party, and performs other duties specifically imposed by law or presidential directive. The Bureau maintains files of its criminal, legal, and security investigations; a nationwide index of wanted persons, stolen property, criminal histories, and missing persons; fingerprint identification records; personnel records of FBI employees; and records of investigations of applicants for sensitive positions in the United States Government. It also maintains records relating to the administration of the Bureau.atf.jpg


The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) conducts criminal investigations, regulates the firearms and explosives industries, and assists other law enforcement agencies in order to suppress violent crime and protect the public. The ATF removes violent offenders and criminal organizations from the community; assists prosecutors in incarcerating violent offenders; provides leadership to solve violent crime; denies criminals access to firearms by stopping illegal firearms traffickers; works with the firearms and explosives industries to ensure compliance with regulations and record keeping requirements; promotes comprehensive crime gun tracing; safeguards the public from explosives and arson incidents; supports interagency counterterrorism effort; assists state, local, and other federal law enforcement agencies by establishing and conducting law enforcement training and research programs; investigates thefts and losses of firearms and explosives; allows only qualified applicants to become licensed in firearms and explosives industries; conducts revenue investigations in conjunction with alcohol and tobacco diversion investigations; and prevents criminal encroachment of the legitimate alcohol and tobacco industries. ATF also maintains records relating to the administration of the bureau.