Briefly, to qualify for membership in the Blue Knights you must:
1. Have (or had prior to retirement) statutory power of arrest.
2. Be employed full or part time for a federal, state, county or municipal agency whose primary function is the enforcement of criminal, vehicle, traffic laws or is responsible
for the prosecution, incarceration or supervision of offenders or did so prior to retirement or separation for disability in the line of duty.
3. Receive monetary compensation for the above employment or retirement.
3. Possess a valid license to operate a motorcycle.
4. Own a motorcycle or plan to purchase one within six months.
1. REGULAR MEMBERS
2. ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
3. HONORARY MEMBERS
4. SPECIAL HONORARY MEMBER (Chaplain or Medicine Man)
Any member who because of an injury or medical or physical condition is unable to continue riding a motorcycle, may retain his/her membership as a member provided they stay current with their dues and other obligations.
2019 RIDE & CHAPTER EVENT SCHEDULE
Mar 23 Night with the Knights featuring Draw the Line
May 3 - 5 Spring Conference hosted by ME V in S. Portland, ME
May Mass. VI Bike Blessing - West Dennis Beach
May 26 Wounded Vet Run Revere 12:30 start $20pp
Jun 14 - 16 Atlantic Friendship Weekend hosted by Nova Scotia I
Jun Bike Week Laconia, NH
Jun 23 Gregg Maloney Memorial Run Black Raspberry / Cordage Park 0900
Aug 11 Cops for Kids with Cancer 11:00 Florian Hall, Boston
Aug Steve Cole Run / Upland Riders
Aug 7th Annual Kingston Firefighters Poker Run
Sept 6 - 8 Fall Northeast Conference hosted by RI I in Warwick, RI
Oct Ride to the Brockton V.A. hospital
Nov BK MA I Toy Run
Additionally we will have spur of the moment Breakfast Rides and day trips which will be posted on our FaceBook page and by email. If any member has an idea for a group ride, contact our Road Captain - Ralph Tanzi at email@example.com
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We meet the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post in Hanson (92 Robinson Road, Hanson, MA) or other locations as needed.
New members are always wanted! We are looking for active or retired law enforcement officers (have or had power of arrest) who own a motorcycle. You should like to ride and have a good time.
In memory of Chief Bill Murphy, VP and good friend
Chapter mailing address:
Blue Knights Mass. XIII
P. O. Box 1208
Sagamore Beach, MA 02562
Above: Mass. XIII has donated nearly $2000 to the Nathan Hale Foundation to support veteran's programs. Chapter president Dick O'Connell (l) and former VP Chief Bill Murphy (r) present a check to Chris Hart, founder of the Nathan Hale Foundation.
Left - Members of Mass. XIII presenting a check for $1000 to Cops For Kids With Cancer at their 2017 Ride for the Angels.
Below: President Dick O'Connell presents a check to the Upland Riders supporting their charitable activities.
The Plymouth Police Working Dog Foundation is our latest charity. Here we present them a donation of $500.
Chapter XIII hosted a Super Bowl party at Post 226 American Legion in Hanson to watch the New England Patriots take their 6th Super Bowl Championship. The Post hosts our monthly meetings and to say "thank you" we made three donations totaling $850 to Post 226, Squadron 226 Sons of the Legion and the Ladies Auxiliary Post 226.