Indicators of Gang Activity

Indicators of Gang Activity


  • Hand signs
  • Graffiti
  • Groups squaring off
  • Increase of colors
  • Presence of non students
  • Cars rolling by after school
  • Tension among students
  • Increase in weapons and drugs
  • Reports of student concerns

Red Flags


Does your child:
  • Have a change of dress style
  • Have a new or unusual nick name
  • Have tattoos
  • Have a large amount or unexplained cash
  • Have new friends
  • Have a problem in school
  • Graffiti on note books or self
  • Become violent
  • Display or wear gang colors
  • Unusually tardy
  • Started skipping class