The Los Carnales MC was founded in 1995 by a small group of riders led by Mondel A. D. Martin (Mad Dog), who became its founding president. The Los Carnales MC members slowly grew with the addition of other good members from the law enforcement community who also rode and owned Harley Davidson style American made V-twin motorcycles. Los Carnales members are all active-duty or retired, fully certified, weapon-carrying officers of the law from many jurisdictions. Lawmen with many other City, County, State, and Federal agencies now proudly fly the Colors of the Los Carnales MC.
The name Los Carnales means “The Brotherhood”. The Los Carnales MC quickly established itself as more than just another “Cop-Club” and attracted a strong group of civilian biker family members and friends who rode with the LCMC on a regular basis. Thus was born La Familia MC, which means ”The Family” of the Los Carnales MC.
The purpose of this club is to provide Police Officers and their civilian brothers, who are Harley-Davidson (or other V-Twin motorcycles of American origin) owners, the opportunity to associate with each other through organized Club interests and activities and to improve the public image of the sport of motorcycling by our conduct, our activities, and our service to the community.
The Los Carnales Motorcycle Club was initially established as a club for Law Enforcement Officers only. However, the members have many good non-law enforcement family and friends in the community who share their love of motorcycling and ride with the members in the Club. Therefore, La Familia MC was formed as the civilian arm of the Los Carnales MC. La Familia is one with the Los Carnales MC and is not a separate and autonomous Club.
Mad Dog Martin, the founder and first president of the Los Carnales Motorcycle Club, was the founding father, along with a small group of fellow law enforcement officers. As the Nation grew Mad Dog became the first National President of the Los Carnales / La Familia MC. He was killed March 27th, 1999, after leaving a club function when a careless motorist ran a stop sign, striking him on his motorcycle.
Old Man Charlie was the founding father of the La Familia Motorcycle Club. Old Man Charlie was able to prove the La Familia Motorcycle Club as a valuable asset to the brotherhood and support of the LCMC and law enformcent. Old Man Charlie died October 27th, 1997, after suffering a massive heart attack, just moments before the start of a Houston La Familia Chapter meeting.