Blue Knights Memberships

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Regular Member:

     ALL Regular members must be persons who are full time (32 hours per week minimum) or honorably Retired full time employees of a Governmental Law Enforcement Agency or Department.  Such employment must be the primary source of employment of ALL Regular Members.  ALL Regular members MUST have arrest authority.  

     Each Regular Member must be properly licensed to drive a motorcycle by the state or province in which he/she resides and must own a motorcycle, excepting however, that person who otherwise qualify as Regular Members, but do not own a motorcycle, may become members if they have plans to own a motorcycle and do in fact acquire ownership rights in a motorcycle within six (6) months of their acceptance as members. 

     Any Regular Member who because of injury or medical or physical condition is unable to continue riding a motorcycle, may retain his/her membership as a Regular Member.

Associate Member:

     All Associate Members must be persons who are employed on a part time basis (less than 32 hours per week, minimum 96 hours per year) or honorably retired by a governmental Law Enforcement Agency or Department and receiving monetary compensation for such employment.  ALL Associate Members MUST have arrest authority.

     Each Associate Member must be properly licensed to drive by the state or province he resides in and must own a motorcycle, excepting however that persons who otherwise qualify as Associate Members but do not own motorcycles, may become members if they have plans to own and do in fact acquire ownership rights in a motorcycle within six (6) months of their acceptance as a member. 

Honorary Member:

     Honorary Members must be persons who have substantially contributed to the promotion of the Corporation and to the purposes for which the Corporation is organized.  Honorary membership in any given Chapter may not exceed more than ten percent (10%) of the previous year's membership of Regular, Associate and Life members. 

Special Honorary Member:

     Special Honorary Membership may be granted to an ordained member of a recognized religious order for the position of Chapter Chaplain.  This is limited to one (1) per Chapter and will not affect the Chapters ten (10%) Honorary limit

Life Member:

     Life Members are restricted to the Founding Fathers of the International and Past International Presidents in good standing.  Life members are not obligated to be members of a Chapter