Word on the Streets

Is a Strong Bike Crash Claim Possible Without a Police Report?

The following is a guest blog post by local bike attorney Dan Brazil of Brazil Law Group. Brazil Law Group is a sponsor of Our Streets Minneapolis. 

Whether you wish to refrain from police involvement or simply forget to call in the heat of the moment, it’s possible to file a bike crash claim without a police report. It’s also possible to strengthen your bike crash claim by filing a crash report and gathering necessary evidence at the scene.

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Daniel Brazil   posted by
July 08, 2020

Action Alert: Let's get policing out of transportation

Yesterday a veto-proof majority of the Minneapolis City Council pledged to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department. In its place, they committed to creating a new public safety system. At Our Streets Minneapolis we are excited to see our local government take steps toward de-policing our city. We are especially grateful to organizers with Black Visions Collective, Reclaim the Block, and MPD 150, and all of the protesters and activists who brought us to this point in Minneapolis. 

We know there is a lot of work ahead of us to make a police-free Minneapolis a reality.

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Emily Wade   posted by
June 08, 2020

De-policing our streets

George Floyd was killed by the Minneapolis Police Department  on May 25th. Since then, Black community members and others risked their bodies in protest, sparking a movement that is now international. Their work and their sacrifice is resulting in direct change. With pressure from local activists, the University of Minnesota decided to divest from the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD), as did the Minneapolis Park Board and Minneapolis Public Schools.

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Ashwat Narayanan   posted by
June 04, 2020

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