What We Do


traditional vs. restorative

Restorative Justice works in Minneapolis neighborhoods to enhance offender accountability for urban livability crimes by empowering local citizens to participate directly in the justice process. We repair the harm caused by crime or conflict and aim to mend what was broken and gives a voice to all affected by crime:


Eligible Offenses

  • Annoying Amplifiers
  • Begging/Panhandling
  • Consume Liquor by Minor
  • Consuming in Public
  • Damage to Property (graffiti only)
  • Dog Disturbing the Peace
  • Dog Feces Clean Up
  • Dog Leashing
  • Excess Sound from Motor Vehicle
  • Horn Honking
  • Indecent Conduct (public urination)
  • Indecent Exposure (public urination)
  • Liquor in a Park
  • Littering
  • Loitering with Intent to Buy or Sell Narcotics
  • Loitering with Intent to Commit a Crime (if crime is listed here)
  • Loitering with Intent to Solicit Prostitution
  • Loud/Noisy Party
  • Lurking with Intent to Commit a Crime (if crime is listed here)
  • Noise Violation
  • Open Bottle
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana
  • Public Urination
  • Soliciting Prostitution
  • Underage Consume Liquor
  • Underage Possession Liquor
  • Unnecessary Noise