What Does CRIPS Mean?

CRIPS is an Association of US Street Gangs.

The CRIPS are one of the largest associations of street gangs in the United States. It is a collection of gangs that have adopted a common culture, with membership estimated to be 30,000 to 35,000.

Most CRIPS are African-American males from the Los Angeles metropolitan area, but there are CRIPS gangs in 221 cities in 41 states. Their main source of income is the street-level distribution of drugs.

Summary of Key Points

"Association of US Street Gangs" is the most common definition for CRIPS on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Association of US Street Gangs
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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See Also

BLAD (fellow gang member) BLOODS (association of US street gangs) CHOLO (Mexican gangster) GD (gangsta disciple) GOBLIN (gangster) JIT (young gangster) MANDEM (gang, group of male friends)