Law Enforcement Unit Titles Represented
School Safety Agents
Hospital Police Officers
City University of New York Campus Peace Officers and Campus Security Assistants
Special Officers HRA
Emergency Assistance Unit
Special Officers at Dept. of Homeless Services, Emergency Assistance Unit, Bellevue Shelter, Camp LaGuardia, and Dept. of Juvenile Justice, Brooklyn
Dept. of Education Facilities Officers Level 1 and 2
Evidence and Property Specialists
Taxi & Limousine Inspectors
Health Department Police
Parking Control Specialists
Javits Center Public Safety Officers
Hercules Cornish went to work for the Housing Authority as a caretaker J in 1952 and retired 24 years later as a stores worker. He died the year following this interview, which was conducted in June 1999.
Originally I was from Harlem, but when I came out of the service in 1945 my wife had moved to the Bronx, so I moved there, too. I went to work for the New York City Housing Authority in 1952.