Category Archives: Public Safety

Six Years Ago


As we awake this morning following the horrific tragedy in Boston yesterday I can’t help but think how the introduction to this post changed so quickly. As I came back from a meeting on our executive floor in 30 Rock … Continue reading

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Ut Prosim, Even Afar


I’m writing this, not only because I had the chance to experience some awesome things Saturday.  Yet, more importantly because, despite Saturday’s abysmal loss by the football team to JMU, being a Hokie is about more than just winning and … Continue reading

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The War on Gated Community Speeders!


*WARNING*     The following program may contain content not suitable for children under the age of 16 years 3 months… So yesterday while trying to visit the ole best friend Park Ranger, who just so happens to live within … Continue reading

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View Through a Blurry Lens


Public-Private Partnerships are becoming viewed through an increasingly blurry lens these days.  As the market society we have in the United States continues to commodify more and more public goods and services, we risk moving away from providing goods and … Continue reading

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An Oft Overlooked Issue


Today the Roanoke Times reported that Tuesday night Roanoke County Board of Supervisors … unanimously directed County Attorney Paul Mahoney to “commence appropriate legal action against Clearbrook Rescue Squad Inc. to secure an accounting of its financing, distribution of its … Continue reading

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