Bartlett tried to get the police chief to intervene on his behalf during a traffic stop in July, text messages show. This week, he said “trauma and hubris” caused his behavior.
Ben Bartlett comes from a long line of people who dedicated their lives to advancing the causes of human freedom and empowerment.
Ben Bartlett’s traffic stop in July, where he brought up the police contract and raise he supported, wasn’t his first encounter with police in the past year, new records show.
The South Berkeley representative joins a crowd of candidates vying for the East Bay seat in 2018.
The organization is also announcing a Sept. 22 community event focused on the effects of implicit bias and intergenerational trauma on people of color.
Meet Ben Bartlett, one of three District 3 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
South Berkeley voters will have to decide whether they are happy with the leadership of four-year incumbent Ben Bartlett, or whether they want something new.
A councilman who ran a red light in July suggested the officer who pulled him over should let him off, citing a raise for police he had just backed.
While it took a majority to turn their back on their citizens on the Urban Shield decision, I am particularly dismayed by City Councilman Ben Bartlett’s vote.