Motorcycle NOISE Enforcement – 101

Introduction This article explains the technique involved in successfully enforcing and adjudicating muffler laws containing the statutory elements “excessive or unusual noise” and/or “factory-installed” “original equipment.”  I debunk the “law’s too subjective” argument and provide a commonsense, workable approach to motorcycle noise enforcement that is practically cost-less to law enforcement yet easily implemented and enforceable … Continue reading Motorcycle NOISE Enforcement – 101

Letter to Police Chief – Houston – Noise Enforcement Assistance

[21 September 2015] FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN OBTAINING AN AWARENESS OF THE BATTLE THAT IS BEFORE US AS WE STRIVE TO FIGHT FOR THE PEACE AND SAFETY OF OUR CHILDREN, OUR ELDERLY, OUR FAMILIES, I ASK YOU…READ THE FOLLOWING LETTER TO POLICE CHIEF CHARLES MCCLELLAND. https://rickeyholtsclaw.wordpress.com/…/letter-to-chief-mc…/ Letter to Chief McClelland inre to Motorcycle Noise Enforcement … Continue reading Letter to Police Chief – Houston – Noise Enforcement Assistance

Noise Enforcement Initiative Thwarted by Duty Status Change

CITY OF HOUSTON INTER OFFICE CORRESPONDENCE TO: Charles A. McClelland, Jr. FROM: R. D. Holtsclaw, Police Officer Chief of Police Westside Division VIA: M. Mikeska, Sergeant DATE: December 16, 2010 Westside Division SUBJECT: Question regarding removal P. E. Ryza, Lieutenant from patrol duty Westside Division M. E. Lentschke, Captain Westside Division J. H. Chen, Assistant … Continue reading Noise Enforcement Initiative Thwarted by Duty Status Change

Letter to Chief McClelland inre to Motorcycle Noise Enforcement

Dear Chief McClelland, My name is Rickey D. Holtsclaw, payroll 68560, and I am currently assigned as a patrol officer with the Westside Division. As a 31 year veteran of the Houston Police Department, I have made every effort to serve the citizens of Houston with integrity, professionalism, concern and care. Over the last decade … Continue reading Letter to Chief McClelland inre to Motorcycle Noise Enforcement

Response to EPA Letter – Vehicular NOISE – Jurisdictional Responsibility – Obfuscation – Solutions?

To: Mr. James B. DeMocker, Director –  Office of Air Policy and Program Support November 25, 2016 Dear Mr. DeMocker, Thank you for your response to my letter requesting intercession from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concerning the out of control vehicular NOISE problems plaguing the roadways, Interstates and communities of the United … Continue reading Response to EPA Letter – Vehicular NOISE – Jurisdictional Responsibility – Obfuscation – Solutions?

Modified Motorcycle Exhaust “Power Point” Enforcement Strategy for Law Enforcement

A workable enforcement strategy for local and state law enforcement searching for viable options to countering the exponential growth of illegally modified, illegally equipped, illegally LOUD motorcycles on our public roadways.  The following Power Point presentation only requires that relevant State laws and local ordinances be inserted into the program where applicable.  “Thank You” to … Continue reading Modified Motorcycle Exhaust “Power Point” Enforcement Strategy for Law Enforcement

Police Chief and Bikes, Blues, BBQ Motorcycle Rally – Stop the NOISE!

Fayetteville, Arkansas Police Chiefs: Failure to Enforce Anti-Noise Laws January 18, 2016 Noise Free America: A Coalition to Promote QuietFor immediate release Contact:Rick Holtsclawrickholtsclaw@yahoo.com Larry DealLd1958@yahoo.com Ted Rueter877-NOISE-NOdirector@noisefree.org Chapel Hill: Richard Watson and Greg Tabor, the past and current police chiefs of Fayetteville, Arkansas, have won this month’s Noisy Dozen award from Noise Free America: A Coalition to Promote Quiet for their role … Continue reading Police Chief and Bikes, Blues, BBQ Motorcycle Rally – Stop the NOISE!

Hey Arkansas – Stop the Vehicular NOISE Assault! – Letter to Director of Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality

[30 October 2015] A second letter to the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ); this letter addressed to Director Keogh. *************************************************** Hello Ms. Keogh, (personal video evidence included subsequent to text – please watch) Everyone I’ve contacted in Arkansas’ Leadership “chain-of-command” either outright ignores me or obfuscates relevant to this most important subject matter and … Continue reading Hey Arkansas – Stop the Vehicular NOISE Assault! – Letter to Director of Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality

Vehicular Noise Nonfeasance in Arkansas – audio evidence

[27 October 2015] In order to exemplify the nonfeasance of the Law Enforcement Community, the Leadership in the beautiful State of Arkansas, I have produced the following video. It’s not edited, it’s not “pretty” or awe inspiring…it’s just the raw facts and nothing but the facts. In this video, Video 6 of the Loud Motorcycles … Continue reading Vehicular Noise Nonfeasance in Arkansas – audio evidence

ADR Grievance with Houston PD – Biker’s and NOISE

CITY OF HOUSTON INTER OFFICE CORRESPONDENCE TO: Alternative Dispute Resolution Unit FROM: R. D. Holtsclaw, Senior Police Officer Westside Division DATE: July 18, 2011 SUBJECT: Grievance Regarding Involuntary Reassignment I, Senior Police Officer Rickey D. Holtsclaw, Employee #68560, am currently assigned to the West Patrol Command, Westside Division, Shift 1. On November 16, 2010, representatives … Continue reading ADR Grievance with Houston PD – Biker’s and NOISE