Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

Flyer for Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs February 16-17, 2023 in Bristol,VA

Thanks to the popular television series, Sons of Anarchy, the country has become enthralled with the idea of
outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMGs). But how realistic is the show? Join law enforcement officers and OMG experts
Chris Schaefer and Doug Pearson for an in-depth perspective to the truth behind these gangs and how they work.
Learn why these gangs refer to themselves as “the one percent” and discover the premise behind their culture of
law-breaking. This tuition-free, 16-hour Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training course will include
a detailed examination of the largest and most powerful OMGs in the nation as well as an in-depth discussion of
one of the most successful infiltrations to date taught by one of the Case Agents.

Course topics include:
• History of Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs                     • Recent and significant acts of violence across the country
• How to identify OMG members                             • Drugs in the OMG world
• The philosophy of the 1%er lifestyle                     • Case law as it pertains to OMGs
• The “Power of the Patch”                                      • Officer Safety
• Gang tattoos and their significance                      • How to make traffic stops on OMG members
• Black OMGs                                                         • Major run enforcement
• Puppet clubs and how to identify them                • Gang infiltration
• Cop clubs                                                             • Cultivation and management of confidential informants
• Women and OMGs                                              • Basics of building a biker gang investigation

Register at: Online Registration – Register (spcollege.edu)


Feb 16 - 17 2023


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


1595 Bonham Rd. Bristol, VA 24201


Tim Tester

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