Desert Hot Springs is a small town of a population of 26,000 and have the highest crime rate in California for a small town/city. With a gang member population over 1000. Dhs is home of the W/S 12 st Hussla Crips is an African American gang, E/S 132 Mafia Boy Crips is an African American gang, True Crime Boyz are a Mexican/Mexican American gang, West Drive Locos are a Mexican/Mexican American gang, Brown Town Locos are a Mexican/Mexican American gang Coachella Valley Criminals are a Mexican/Mexican American gang.
Desert Hot Springs Gangs are an prodigy of poorest town in Riverside County. 12 st originated in the 90's as 12 st Hussla are now converted to Crips they are allies with the Mafia Boyz Crips and rivals with Gateway Crips,bloods, West Drive Locos and Brown Town Locos. Mafia Boy Crips originated in the early 2000 and lost there numbers due to gang injunctions. They are allies with 12 st husslas,Moreno Valley gangs and rivals with Gateway Crips and bloods. West Drive Locos originated in the 90's they have ties to the Mexican Mafia and are rivals with the 12 st Hussla Crips, Gateway Crips, True Crime Boyz, Brown Town Locos, Coachella Valley Criminals.