The Dirty White Boys racist prison gang formed in the 1985 in a federal prison in Ashland, Kentucky but chose the state of Texas as it's headquarters. The loosely organized gang spread throughout United States soon after it was formed and has close ties to the Aryan Brotherhood. Prison officials have classified the Dirty White Boys as a security threat group.

Symbols: DWB, Neo-Nazi symbols, White Pride
Ranking structure: Paramilitary
Territory: Texas, Oregon, Illinois, California, Kentucky and Pennsylvania
Alliances: Aryan Brotherhood, Nazi Lowriders
Members: 10,000
Racial make up: White
Threat: Moderate


In 1985, the Dirty White Boys prison gang is formed in a federal prison in Ashland, Kentucky. (Gang Intelligence 101)

In June 1994, Dirty White Boys member Hugo Marcus Selenski robs a bank Plains Township, Pennsylvania. (Associated Press)

In June 1995, Dirty White Boys members brutally stab a black inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Allenwood. ((Associated Press)

On May 18, 1999, Dirty White Boys members Richard McIntosh, Joseph Tokash, Mitchell Kolb, and John Derel Usher brutally murders black inmate Terry Lamar Walker of the rival "DC Blacks" prison gang at the United States Penitentiary at Marion, Illinois. (U.S. v. Sahakian, 453 F.3d 905 (7th Cir., 2006)

In June 23, 2003, Wyoming County police discover 5 bodies buried in the back yard of Dirty White Boys member Hugo Marcus Selenski. Two of the five bodies are identified as that of Michael J. Kerkowski, 37, and Tammy Lynn Fassett, 37. (Associated Press)


In February 26, 2008, U.S. Marshals arrest Dirty White Boys member David McFarland, 29, in Portland, Oregon for a series of bank robberies. (Associated Press)



ARYAN BROTHERHOOD - The AB was founded by white supremacists Barry Mills and Tyler Bingham.

ARYAN CIRCLE - The AC is a violent prison gang that operates under a paramilitary structure..................

ARYAN WARRIORS - In 1988, the Aryan Warriors is founded in the Nevada State Prison...........................

EUROPEAN KINDRED - On April 20, 1998, white supremacist David Patrick Kennedy forms the EK.........

NAZI LOWRIDERS - The NLR has recently began choosing the color of money over the color of skin........

TEXAS MAFIA - TM avoids Nazi ideology and instead focused on making illegal money in prison................

VOLKSFRONT - The Volksfront express their racist philosophy through music and the internet..................

WHITE KNIGHT - In 1991 offenders form the White Knights in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice

211 CREW - Just like of most prison gangs, the 211 Crew prey on weaker prison inmates of all races.........




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