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Ben Smith

Campus Safety Officer

Ben Smith returned to Hartwick in 2019 after serving from 2012 until 2017. Ben served as a Campus Safety Officer and then as a Supervisor for over three years on the night shift. Ben previously worked at Utica College and Colgate University before joining the Hartwick staff. Ben is a retired NYC Police Officer who served all of his 20 years on the street and in uniform. He completed his last 10 and a half years on patrol serving the public and responding to 911 calls in Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY. Ben retired in 2009 in good standing with the NYPD and had zero substantiated complaints in his successful and fulfilling 20 year career helping people.