Dayton, KKK rally agreement: What’s the Klan supposed to leave at home?

Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 10:21 AM

Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl and other community leaders urged citizens to follow the law and be safe during protest rallies aimed at a KKK-affiliated group coming to the region next week.

The city of Dayton and a Ku Klux Klan group agreed on a consent decree limiting the movement of Honorable Sacred Knights members and prohibiting them from carrying or wearing certain items when they rally at Courthouse Square. 

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According to the agreement filed in court Monday, the Honorable Sacred Knights group is not allowed to bring these on May 25:

  • Assault rifles 
  • Bats 
  • Body armor 
  • Open Flames 
  • Knives 
  • Long guns 
  • Military uniforms 
  • Police uniforms 
  • Rifles 
  • Shields 
  • Shotguns 
  • Tactical vests

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The Honorable Sacred Knights based in Madison, Ind. has agreed to a number of other terms with Dayton, but still plan to wear side arms and keep their faces covered.

Read the full consent decree here: