Mad Swan Bloods

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The East Side (E/S) Mad Swan Bloods are an African American street gang founded in South Los Angeles, California. Nick named "The Byrd Gang", the Swans were started in 1973. Their original name was the "77 Main Street Swans" and their territory used to run up and down Main street from 77th street to Manchester. The 84 Main Street Swans, surrounded by Crip rivals, defected from the gang and later became part of the Main Street Mafia Crips in the late 1970's thus becoming bitter rivals. Today, the Swans' are located from 77th Street North to 84th Street South. Their territory lies east of the 84 Main Street Mafia Crips, West of the 76 East Coast Crips, South of the 6 Pacc East Coast Crips and North of the 88 Avalon Garden Crips. Former NFL wide receiver Charles Jordan was from a neighborhood dominated by the Mad Swan Blood gang (and continued to claim it) when he was on the Miami Dolphins in 1997 [1]. Star NBA point guard Baron Davis grew up in this same neighborhood and supports a basketball program in the Swans community [2]. The Mad Swan Blood gang is aligned with two other sets claiming "Swans" called the 89/92 Neighborhood Family Bloods, who are from 89th Street North to 92nd Street South (collectively they are known as the Family Swan Bloods). Additionally, the Mad Swan Bloods have a close relationship with the Inglewood Family Gang and the Centinela Park Family Bloods, who collectively make up what is known as the "Family Alliance". Their main rivals include the 18th Street Gang, the Avalon Gangster Crips, the Kitchen Crips, all Main Street Mafia Crips, all Hoover Criminals, the Compton Avenue Crips, the 73 Gangster Crips, 73 Hustler Crips and the East Coast Crips among the Crips. Like many other Blood gangs, The Swans have engaged in warfare with fellow Blood gangs as well, such as the Bounty Hunters Watts, the 52 Pueblo Bishop Bloods and the 92 Be-Bop Watts Bloods. During the early to mid 2000's, members of the west coast Swans traveled to New York and developed a chapter in the Bronx, making it one of the very few "official" West Coast Bloods set represented on the east coast of the U.S.A. In June 16, 2009, the Mad Swan Bloods, along with the 73 Hustler Crips, the Main Street Mafia Crips, the 73 Gangster Crips and Florencia 13, were included a gang injunction in an attempt to quell gang activity around Fremont High School, located on 76th Street and San Pedro Street [3].

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Also See: Neighborhood Family Bloods, Family Swan Bloods


77th Street Swans

79th Street Swans

80th Street Swans

84th Street Swans


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Baron Davis

Charles Jordan