Authors Chris Omodt and Patrick Matter will be program speakers at the Thursday, Feb. 22, Rotary Club of Edina meeting. Omodt is a retired captain with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and also spent 11 years with the Edina Police Department. Matter is the founder and former president of the Minnesota Chapter of Hells Angels. They are authors of the book, "Breaking the Code." 
More about Chris Omodt:
  • Retired in 2012 at the rank of captain with the Hennepin  County Sheriff’s Office in Minneapolis after 32 years in law enforcement; 11 with the Edina Police Department.
  • Specialized in investigating criminal organizations including Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs (OMGs).
  • Commander of the Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force.
  • Commander of the Metro Gang Strike Force.
  • Adjunct Professor in Criminal Justice.
  • Expert Witness in Federal Court on OMGs.
  • A.A. Degree in Law Enforcement
  • B.S. Degree in Business Management.
  • Graduate of the FBI National Academy.
More about Pat Matter:
  • Outlaw biker for over 31 years.
  • Founder and 21-year president of the Minnesota Hells Angels.
  • President of the Minneapolis Grim Reapers.
  • Member of the Fort Dodge, Iowa, Grim Reapers.
  • Owner and founder of Minneapolis Custom Cycle.
  • Designed own line of custom V-Twin motorcycles
  • Professional motorcycle racer; both gas and top fuel.
  • Orchestrated the Hells Angels expansion into Illinois and Indiana. Led to at least two attempts on his life.