I admit, I miss Sons of Anarchy and I’m looking forward to the Mayans MC coming out in September. I miss it so much, that maybe I’ll go back one day and through Amazon Prime, watch all the episodes again.
I miss it so much, that I may go out for a ride. I miss it so much, I’m going to join an outlaw motorcycle gang. The record just scratched. Sorry Millennials- you can Google what that means.
Of course, I’m being facetious in saying I’m joining an outlaw motorcycle gang, but if I did, I don’t think my enjoying Sons of Anarchy would have anything to do with it. But, some would disagree with me and that includes law enforcement in Nova Scotia.
Detective Mike Carter of the Criminal Intelligence Service of Nova Scotia (CISNS) and Const. Scott Morrison of the Nova Scotia Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) gave a presentation on outlaw motorcycle gangs to the Halifax Board of Police Commissioners.
Apparently, there has been an increase of motorcycle club members in the province of Halifax.
“I can tell you that it’s growing, ever since the phenomenon of Sons of Anarchy.”
“Where that television show has seemed to almost socialize outlaw motorcycle gang life, more people want to join that life, think it’s a brotherhood, think the camaraderie is there, based on the television show, and they’re joining up.”
“People look at that and they think, ‘Oh that’s an attractive lifestyle. They’re making money, riding their bikes, they’re doing this, they don’t have any problems with anyone. But there’s always … always another side of the coin, with the violence and the home invasions and all that other part of the lifestyle that’s not that attractive.”
In 2003, there were mass arrests of the Hells Angels in Nova Scotia, including seizing the clubhouse. There have been requests to increase the amount of police officers in the area.
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