Three Dot Tattoos:. Cops Now Warn If You See One, Get Far Away Fast
Gang members often wear tattoos as a signifier for which gang they belong to, but not all tattoos are are apparent such as the three dot tattoo.
Many gang tattoos are less obvious than the swastika or spider web but that doesn’t mean they are any less dangerous. What follows is a list of known tattoos that signify gang affiliation and also explain which gang each tattoo represents.
This information is vital for all Americans to learn in order to properly protect themselves from members of these known violent groups.
White supremacists can be some of the most violent people. And they’re often associated with numbers “14” and “88”. When used in a tattoo form, these numbers often identify neo-Nazi prison inmates. The 14 stands for a Nazi quote and the 88th is shorthand for HH because H is the eighth letter in the alphabet meaning “Heil Hitler.”
Cobweb tattoos are common on people’s elbows. But they represent a long stint in prison often when gang ties were formed.
Teardrop tattoos are one of the most common found. Meanings for this tattoo change depending on location. Often they indicate a murder committed – often in the name of the gang.
See a five-pointed crown on a man and it probably means loyalty to the dangerous Latin Kings gang. Find a crown on a woman and it often means she is the victim of sex trafficking.
Three dot tattoo near the eyes means the “mi vida loca” gang lifestyle. Watch out for people with this tattoo as it means they may be unaffiliated.
Five dots represent hard prison time. Often referred to as “quincunx” the four marks on the outside represent the four walls of the prison whereas the fifth represents the incarcerated inmates. These people are not afraid of their criminal past and are eager to show their prison experience.