Tongan families moved from Tonga to the Los Angeles area in the 1970s and some Tongan youth joined gangs.
In the Lennox/Inglewood area of California, some Tongan youth initially joined a predominately Black gang called the Raymond Avenue Crips.
Some Tongan kids wanted their own identity and started the Tongan Crip Gang (TCG). In Seattle/King County, WA, some Tongans claim TCG and some belong to the
Tongan Crip Family (TCF). The Salt Lake City and West Valley, Utah, area also has a lot of Tongan gangs, especially stronghold in the Rose Park and Glendale
areas on Salt Lake City's west side. There are TCG members in northern and southern California, Hawaii, Utah, and Nevada.
Other Pacific Islander groups involved in gang activity may include Filipino gangs.
Filipino gangs have been around as long since at least the 50s and probably since WW II when Filipinos started having more
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