The Crips, also known as Compton Mafia Crips (CMC), are a primarily African-American street gang founded in Los Santos, San Andreas. The gang is widely known for its rivalry with the Bloods. They are identified by the Blue color worn by their members and by particular gang symbols, including distinctive hand signs.
Secret Code to join the Faction : ‘‘FuckTheBloods’’
The Crips comprise various sub-groups known as “sets” between which significant differences exist such as colors, clothing, and operations, and political ideas which may be in open conflict with each other. Since their creation, the Crips gangs have branched out throughout the United States just like Bloods .
The Crips are one of the largest and most violent associations of street gangs in the United States. With an estimated 30,000 to 35,000 members in 2008, they have been involved in murders, robberies and drug dealing, among other crimes.
The Crips have a long and bitter rivalry with the Bloods.