The cane can be incorporated into the handle of crossed pitchforks, so that the upward facing half is a fork and the downward pointing half is a cane. The gang has an organizational structure similar to that of a fortune company. Within that time period, Hoover also managed created a Latino faction of the gang which went by the name Spanish Gangsters Disciples.
Symbols, Signs and Emblems[ edit ] Like most major gangs, Gangster Disciples use a well-defined system of symbols to communicate alliances and rivalries. Airman Rico Williams was sentenced to 22 years in prison, while other servicemen faced other sentences ranging from 2 to 12 years in prison.
Symbol of the Latin Kings gang. Retrieved 12 November When Johnson asked one of his fellow gang members to take him to the hospital, Williams refused. Sergeant Johnson later died from multiple blunt-force trauma. The second most well known symbol of the Gangster Disciples is the three pointed pitch fork, which is also the basis of their representative hand-sign.
Gangster Disciples in the military On July 3,an unsanctioned group of servicemen claiming to be gang members affiliated with the Gangster Disciples street gang killed Sergeant Juwan Johnson of the U. Hoover succeeded in bringing in some of the major and fastest growing gangs in Chicago into the alliance.
On the surface, it looked as if the BGDN was moving toward a positive direction; however, in beginning in the s, massive amount of drugs started to flood the very same black community they were helping.