|Welcome to Blue Knights Indiana Chapter 2.
The BLUE KNIGHTS®
is a non-profit fraternal organization consisting of active
and retired law enforcement men & women who enjoy riding
In the Spring of 1974, several law
enforcement officers* from the Bangor, Maine (USA) area met
and and formed a small, local motorcycle club. The rest,
as they say, is history.
Soon, Blue Knight chapters were being formed in Massachusetts,
New Hampshire, and beyond. With the addition of Canada,
and later Australia, the Blue Knights became an international
*Our Founding Fathers are: Joel Rudom,
Bill Robinson, Doug Minor, Ed Gallant, Mike Hall, Chuck Gesner,
Wayne Labree, Chuck Shuman
As of September 2002, we have
over 15,000 members in 450 chapters in 20 countries!
Many Blue Knights work long and hard
to raise money for various charities. Especially near to
our hearts is helping children. Turnstone, Make-a-Wish
Foundation, Toys for Tots, D.A.R.E., and Concerns of
Police Survivors are some examples of our favorites.
From September 1, 1991 to July 14,
2002 Blue Knights have donated to numerous charities;
contributing time in the amount of 139,694.5
hours, goods with an estimated value of
$495,581.91 and $3,229,486.06 in cash (USD).
We're the good guys!
The Blue Knights is a family
fraternity. Spouses and
children often accompany our members to the various rides and
functions. When traveling, local members can provide
assistance, directions and sometimes a place to stay. We
are truly a family.
Among the Blue Knight members,
are no strangers, only friends you haven't met"
For all the history buffs, our Chapter
was Chartered on September 3rd 1993. We were the last chapter
to assume a previous chapters number. Our Charter members were
mostly transfers from Indiana I in Muncie Indiana.
Our 10 charter members were:
Joe Householder, Robert
Kirby, Bill Michael, John Knoll,
Ed Offerman, Sam Quate, Scott
Roberts, Mike Vaughn and Kevin Zelt. Of those ten we have
retained only 2. A. J. Barile and