Reports & Articles

Reports


Protecting Civil Rights: A Leadership Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement

Police Leadership in the 21st Century (May 1999)

Police Accountability and Citizen Review (June 2000)

The Public Image of the Police

IACP Ethics Training Survey

A Best Practice Guide for Internal Affairs: Strategy for Smaller Departments  (includes a Professional Standards Checklist covering the process for receiving a complaint of misconduct.

Building Trust Between the Police and the Citizens They Serve: An Internal Affairs Promising Practices Guide for Local Law Enforcement

Standards and Guidelines for Internal Affairs (COPS Office)

How Police Supervisory Styles Influences Patrol Officers Behavior (NIJ)

 

Articles


Drug Related Police Corruption:

Ethical Issues in the Use of Confidential Informants for Narcotics Operations, ( May 2016)

 

Noble Cause Corruption

Unconstitutional Policing: The Ethical Challenges in Dealing with Noble Cause Corruption, (October 2006)

Dodging the Pitfalls of Noble Cause Corruption and the Intelligence Unit, (October 2009)

Updating Ethics Training—Policing Privacy Series: Noble Cause Corruption and Police Discretion, (March 2011)

 

Lying, Untruthful Employee:

Police Officer Truthfulness and the Brady Decision, (October 2003)

Disclosing Officer Untruthfulness to the Defense: Is a Liars Squad Coming to Your Town, (November 2005)

The Untruthful Employee: Is Termination the Only Response, (August 2010)

Ethical Defensibility: Should an Officer’s ‘Willingness to Deceive’; Result in Automatic Certification Revocation, (February 2014)

 

 

Policing Privacy:

Updating Ethics Training-Policing Privacy Series: Taking Race out of the Perception Equation, (January 2011)

Updating Ethics Training-Policing Privacy Series: Respecting Society’s Evolving Privacy Expectations, (February 2011)

Updating Ethics Training-Policing Privacy Series: Noble Cause Corruption and Police Discretion,” (March 2011)

Updating Ethics Training-Policing Privacy Series: Managing Risk by Reducing Internal Litigation, May 2016)

Ethics Training for Police, (November 2006)

 

Preventing Ethical Transgressions:

How Police Supervisory Styles Influences Patrol Officers Behavior, (ND)

Ethical Issues in the Use of Confidential Informants for Narcotic Operations, (June 2007)

Doing the Right Thing: Contributing to the Advancement of the Police Profession, (December 2015)

How to Encourage Reporting of Professional Misconduct, (December 2015)

Mistakes, Reasonable Mistakes and Unforgiveable Mistakes: The U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling in Heien v. North Carolina, (December 2015)

Turning ‘Us Against Then’ into We’re In This Together, (December 2015)

Unjust Arrest: Means of Police Harassment, (September 2015)

 

Unconstitutional Policing:

Ethical Defensibility: Using the Intelligence Led Policing Template to Avoid the Appearance of Unconstitutional Policing, (December 2013)

Unconstitutional Policing, Part 1: Redefining the Police Ethics Paradigm, (September 2015).

Unconstitutional Policing: Part 2: Minimizing Liability Strategies That Start and End at the Top, (October 2015)

Unconstitutional Policing, Part 3 – A Failure to Train Is Compensable Liability, (November 2015)

Ethical Defensibility: Minimize Liability by Clarifying Conflicting Police Values, (January 2014)

Minimizing Risk by Defining Off-Duty Police Misconduct, (June 2007)

 

Measuring Professionalism:

Measuring Professionalism of Police Officers, (August 2006)

The Professionalization of Policing in the UK: A Vital Opportunity to Improve Ethical Standards, (December 2015)

Ethics and Professionalism: No Lying, Cheating, or Stealing, (November 2012)

Leadership Integrity: How to Get It, How to Keep It, and Why It Matters, (January, 2015)

Leadership and Management: Fraternal Twins in Law Enforcement, (April 2016)