Cook County Gangs: Symbols, Colors & Hand Signs

How Chi's gangs communicate, from the Insane Disciples to the Mickey Cobras.

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Moshpix: Chicago's latest reality crime drama, "The Squeeze," shines a light on Cook County Jail's practice of squeezing information out of inmates. Some of the most important work relates to gangs. Following is a beginners guide to gang signs made possible by information gleaned from some of Cook County's lowest.
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To learn more about how Cook County Jail's Criminal Intelligence Unit operates, see NBC 5's report by Phil Rogers, which goes inside America's largest prison.
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