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Earl Gregg Swem Library

From Warriors to Guardians: Recommitting American Police Culture to Democratic Ideals

Categories: Crime/Justice,Democracy/Peace

One in a series of papers resulting from the Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety.  Calls for returning police to the role  envisioned by Plato as guardians of democratic society.  From the National Institute of Justice and the Kennedy School at Harvard.


Growing the Military Mission in the Commonwealth of Virginia: Executive Summary and Public Report

Categories: Defense/Military,Headlines,Homeland Security,Virginia Issues

Outlines ways that Virginia can help strengthen the military’s national security role while aiding economic activity in the state and avoiding base closures in the near future.   Among the 20 recommendations: creation of a Center of Excellence at William and Mary devoted to a “Whole of Government” approach to national security challenges.  From the Governor’s Commission on Military Installations and Defense Activities.