This page was last updated: March 28, 2022
Massachusetts Chapter XIII
"South Shore Chapter"
Founded & Chartered in 1993
501(c)10 Charitable Organization
                                             MEMBERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS 

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         
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. 

"Let's Ride!!"

   Date                      Event
7/24/21     11th Annual Specialist Matthew Pollini Memorial Run
Join us for the 11 Annual SPC Pollini Motorcycle Run and Cookout!
Registration starts at 9AM, with Kickstands Up at 11AM.   Heavily Police escorted ride from Taunton to Rockland and Back.
Cookout to begin as riders return. Lots of Awesome Family Friendly Activities for all Ages including but not limited to, Bounce Houses, Vendors, Raffle Prizes, Military Vehicles, Soldiers, Motorcycles, Corn Hole, and a whole lot more!!!! More Details to be Added Soon!
$20 per rider $10 per passenger $10 general entry
Starts / Ends at 111Hon Gordon Owen Riverway Taunton Mass (Taunton Armory)

A Ride for Shauna Michael is a non-profit 501c3 charity. The ride is to remember and celebrate two special souls, and to honor their memories through supporting scholarships.
Food Truck – Fleet on Display-Photos
Registration 9:30-11:00am
Starts at Smith & Sons Rt.139 Marshfield, ends at the Upland Club Plympton
$20 Donation for entry per rider
Bike Raffle, Food, Music, Raffles

7/31/21      Annual Thomas "TJ" Penney Motorcycle Run
Location, Whitman VFW Post 697 at 95 Essex St Whitman Ma
Join us at the VFW in Whitman, MA.
Kickstands up at 11:00am
$10.00 per rider (pay via Venmo or Cash the day of event)
Food Truck, Cash Bar and DJ starting at 12:00pm

8/8/21     "Flight Of The Angels"
15th Annual "Flight of the Angels" Motorcycle Run to benefit Cops for Kids With Cancer
Sunday, August 8th, 2021
MA XIII riders will meet at the Mobil station on Rt.3A at the Rt. 3 Exit 18 (old Exit 9) w/kick stands up at 0915 at the latest. 
Start at Florian Hall, Dorchester and enjoy a scenic, escorted ride through the South Shore. Finish at the Black Raspberry Pub in Plymouth.
Registration: Starts at 9:30 a.m. Ride at 11:00 a.m. sharp!
Cost: $20.00 per bike, $10.00 additional rider.
First 100 participants receive a t-shirt
Post ride food, music, great raffle prizes, 50/50 and fun at the Black Raspberry Pub!
Rain date Sunday, August 15, 2021

8/15/21       28th Annual Steve Cole Memorial Poker Run
Registration 9:30AM-11:00AM
$20.00 per person
Starts at Harmony II Liquors in Halifax
Ride Ends at Upland Sportsman Club 76 Upland Rd, Plympton MA 02367
Rain or shine event under a covered pavilion. Live music by Straight Pipes, Chinese Raffle, 50/50, and food.
28 years and still going strong!!!! Don't miss our big celebration with all the usual great stuff...the ride, the food, and of course the bike rodeo games, bike show, and all the friends and family that make this event what it really is! ONE GREAT DAY ONCE A YEAR!!!! Come check it out! This is always one hell of a good time. The food is excellent and our cooks are the best around. Our Steve Cole Memorial Poker Run is once a year and always on the third Sunday of August. This event is in honor of our fallen members and is named after Steve Cole one of our fallen founders. Proceeds are used to help many local charities like Plymouth Area Coalition, Food Banks, etc.

9/12/21        Mike "Slicky" Garner Memorial Poker Run
Starts and Ends at the Whitman VFW Post 697 at 95 Essex St Whitman Ma
Please join us for the Fourth Annual Mike "Slicky" Garner Memorial Run.
This year, we will again be hosting a poker run. Registration will be from 11:00-1:00. All participants must be back by 3:30 pm to have your chance to win up to $1500!! At this time, we will also be pulling the winner for this year’s Raffle Bike.
We will also have plenty of food, love music, a full bar and lots of great company!
Check back for additional information as we get closer to the date!

9/12/21       Bikers Against Child Abuse Motorcycle Run
Bikers Against Child Abuse Annual Bike Run Sunday Sept 12, 2021 Starts & Ends at the Lafayette Club - 18 Lakeview Ave, Taunton, MA Registration from 10:30 am - Noon KSU at 12:15 pm $20/Rider $10/Passenger or Walk-in DJ - Patriot Entertainment Band - Whiskey Saints

Join Chris Hart and the staff at the Nathan Hale Foundation for a "thank you" cook out at their facility on Beaver Dam Rd., Plymouth.  More information on times and a possible ride before hand, check back frequently or check out our Facebook page.

Sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion Post 226 & BK MA XIII.  1/2 Chicken, salad, corn on the cobb, baked potato, desert, cash bar.  Tickets $15pp but must make reservations in advance.  Pick up tickets at the Legion Post at 92 Robinson Rd, Hanson between 1pm and 7pm.   Event starts at 1pm rain or shine under the outside pavilion.  50/50 raffle.

10/2/21      Danny V Motorcycle Run 7th Annual
Sgt. Daniel Vassilian Motorcycle Run
This is the official Daniel Vasselian Motorcycle Run Event Page. Please Join us on Oct. 2, 2021 in honoring the memory of Sgt. Daniel Vasselian. ALL proceeds will benefit the Daniel Vasselian Memorial Fund. We hope to see you all at this year's event, as we honor a true American Hero!
Music by – TBA. Sarcastic Swine, will once again be putting out an amazing spread.
50/50 (no give back) Raffles
KSU 12:00 PM

Nov 20          NIGHT WITH THE KNIGHTS featuring DRAW THE LINE

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   
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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.

Contact Chapter Mass. XIII
Mailing Address:

Blue Knights Mass. Chap. XIII
Post Office Box 1208
Sagamore Beach, MA 02562

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Secretary / Treasurer

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P. O. Box 1208
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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.

Night with the Knights
at the 
East Bridgewater Commercial Club
Draw the Line

SEE YOU NOV. 12, 2022
Tickets will be available in late Sept or early Oct.
The Plymouth Police Working Dog Foundation is our charities.  Here we present K-9 Officer Keith Larson with another 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.
Todd, Zach and Tommy in the White Mountains - June 2019