For all those concerned about the conditions on the streets for cyclists including dangerous drivers and “out of control” bikers on the sidewalk…you should be equally concerned about the on going Harassment campaign of the NYPD towards our cycling community. If you have no idea what I am talking about, you obviously haven’t been paying attention.
Now is your chance to share your stories with lawyers about police misconduct.
“IMPORTANT- WE NEED INFORMATION TO HELP SUPPORT A LAWSUIT TO STOP NYPD HARASSMENT OF BICYCLISTS
Interviews with Cyclists to Discuss Cases of NYPD Harassment
(This is specific to harassment occurring on the last Friday of the month.)
Monday, March 16th starting at 7:00 p.m.
156 Rivington Street, Lower East Side, 1st floor
Have you been summoned, followed, and/or harassed by the NYPD just for riding a bike on the last Friday of the month? Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with as much detail as you can give about the circumstances of the incident. Include contact information (phone and email) so we can get back to you if we have more questions. Please email us by Saturday (3/14/09).
This Monday, March 16th at 7:00 pm, please come to 156 Rivington Street (between Clinton and Suffolk), where the lawyers will conduct individual interviews with cyclists about these cases of harassment. Please remember to send your details to email@example.com in advance of the interviews.
Information is power and we need all the information we can get to stop the NYPD harassment of bicyclists on the last Friday of the month.