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  1. LawmanHDG 26 August, 2015, 12:49

    I’m a police officer and recently joined the Oath Keepers. However, following that, I began seeing articles comparing the Oath Keepers to Sovereign Citizens and other right-wing extremist groups. Even supports Oath Keepers, and that website infuriates me. I am not sure I can support anything that cop haters support. I also read the 10 orders and realized that 1) I detain and arrest people and 2) I seize property and tow vehicles (as well as conduct searches of people and property), so I have already violated a few of them just in the act of doing my job. I believe in the 2nd Amendment, as well, but there are folks who I believe should NOT own firearms, just because they can… I don’t believe the mentally ill or criminals should ever own firearms. Other than that, I swore an oath,

    Please shed some light on this. Is the Oath Keepers a “militia” group, extremist group, etc etc?


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  2. JP 29 August, 2015, 15:27

    Several local LEO organizations have been invited to the Oath Keepers summit being held this weekend in Gilbert WV. I don’t know why a cop hating organization would back OK, but if they do, they must misunderstand the OK organization and miss understand that plenty of active LEOs belong to the OK organization.

    My family fully supports law enforcement and I just provided a two year membership to my father as a gift. He is pro military and pro law enforcement. My husband is retired military and pro law enforcement and he is going to join OK.
    We all know there are bad apples in every agency and business and we know it is our duty to call out corruption where we find it. I also know that I tend to believe the servicemen’s or LEO’s story first, wait for the facts to come out. So, I do have a pro LE bias.
    To your point of you having already broken the OK oaths – the oaths speak of warrantless search and seizers and arrests that would currently be considered unlawful (thus the arrest would not stand up) – I doubt that you any of the arrests, searches or seizers you have made are warrantless or unlawful, thus I don’t believe you have broken the oaths put forth by the organization.
    My apologies that I have droned on and I certainly do not speak for the OK association as a whole, but I wanted to give a voice as someone who’s Father and Husband have/will shortly join.

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  3. WatchDog 24 September, 2015, 17:08

    Does the Oath Keepers recognize Maryland Corrections Officers as LEO, and what type of membership would a Correctional Officer be ?

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    • Shorty Dawkins 24 September, 2015, 19:35


      If you took an Oath to the Constitution as part of becoming a Corrections Officer, then, yes, you can be a full member. If you didn’t, you can still be an Associate Member.


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  4. Shoe 20 November, 2015, 02:05

    I am looking for information regarding any upcoming meetings held in Maryland. If anyone can help me out it would be greatly appreciated.

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  5. Chill 15 February, 2016, 07:29

    I would like to join Oath Keepers but is there a chapter close to Cecilton,Maryland please contact me by email thank you

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  6. Hoss 19 February, 2016, 19:52

    want to see if my membership (LT2127) is still active and also if there are any member’s here in the Carroll County area.

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  7. 3sticks 27 March, 2016, 06:49

    Would like to start Oath Keepers motorcycle club any one interested please contact me at 443-404.-3508 Text only for now you email me @……,,,,awaiting Mr Rhodes approval

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  8. Wild Bill 29 May, 2016, 18:09

    We talked months ago about regular meetings. I think that OK should take a more active role in the effort to save this country. I think OK could counter many of the destructive riots by extremists determined to resist desperately needed changes in our government including the proliferation of unconstitutional executive orders that will rob us of our freedoms.

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  9. lloyd 10 July, 2016, 22:26

    I am an associate member who lives in western Maryland. My recommendation is that OK should organize 2-day? regional annual meetings with guest speakers, video presentations, membership sign-up activities, etc. Does the organization have a dues structure? If not it should have

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  10. DJB 31 August, 2016, 06:17

    Thank you for taking action to uphold the constitution. I hope to see more citizens waking up to the reality of the police state and joining your ranks. I am interested in knowing your position on two issues:
    1) LGBT rights – I am a gay male, but I am not for gay marriage. If they say marriage is between a man and a woman- fine. They can have it. Each person should do what they wish to do, but I am not an active proponent. Just wanted to know if your organization is gay-friendly.
    2) 9/11 truth movement. I know you defended Alex Jones, one of the movement’s most prominent proponents. Is there a leaning in your group for the truth?
    Thank you for what you do.

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  11. Waiting 23 September, 2016, 18:01

    Why don’t I see replies from the local organization? I see lots of one-way posts seeking information, contacts and meetings. Collectively, we want to be active but the Maryland Chapter appears to be unresponsive.

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    • Ozzie 19 October, 2016, 04:00

      I think suspension is way too harsh for a simple agency policy violation. I have see USMC hats and stickers on display in police vehicles in Marlyand and all these are also policy violations, but no one is SUSPENDED! As a former police officer I agree that these items should NOT be placed in or on police vehicles but suspension? Just another case of overreasction.

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  12. Michael 19 October, 2016, 07:21

    From the lack of response and the fact that the Maryland chair person’s phone number is no longer his phone number it sounds like someone needs to step up in Maryland… that someone might just be me… we need a voice we need leadership and we need to be coordinated just like the enemy is…

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    • Zachary 23 January, 2017, 11:14

      Michael, I’m all for getting Maryland’s chapter going. Just let me know what you have in mind. Would like to discuss this further in detail.

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  13. Lance 21 October, 2016, 18:18

    Ok I had just joined so now what? Are there meetings? functions? Anything I should or can do to help? What are my roles and or responsibilities? Thanks

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  14. Major 8 November, 2016, 02:33

    Do you have any meeting places near or in Frederick, MD.

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  15. Mr. Z 18 November, 2016, 23:58

    Count me in – Western Howard County here… Someone needs to get the ball rolling, and others will follow.

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  16. polo 10 January, 2017, 14:25

    Where can i find Oath keepers in washington ,dc area or prince georges county arae

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  17. John 15 January, 2017, 07:57

    Two things-
    1) Sounds like Maryland needs a volunteer to step up and be the coordinator.
    2) Must one be or have been mil/leo/first responder, to join Oathkeepers? What are the qualifications for an associate member?

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  18. Zachary 19 January, 2017, 10:29

    New member here out of the Silver Spring area. I’m willing to meet up with other members on weekends for meetings, etc. if interested. 12 year Army vet, infantry and intelligence.

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