Books and publications are often used to provide information to students of ethics. As a learning tool,
a book can be a time-consuming endeavor. The following list includes some of the books and
publications with law enforcement ethics themes.
Barker, T. (1996). Police ethics: crisis in law enforcement. Barker, Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.
Benjamin, M. (1990). Splitting the difference: Compromise and integrity in ethics and politics.
Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas.
Blanchard, K., and Peale, NV (1988). The power of ethical management. William Morrow and
Company, New York.
Bristow, A.P. (1975). You and the law enforcement code of ethics. Santa Cruz, CA: Davis Publishing Co.
Callahan, Daniel. (1980). Goals in the teaching of ethics: Ethics teaching in higher education.
Callahan, D. & Bok, S., (Eds.). New York: Plenum Press.
Cohen, Howard S. & Feldberg, Michael. (1991). Power and restraint: The moral dimension of police
work. NY: Praeger.
Council of Europe. (1997). Police ethics in a democratic society. Strasbourg: Council of Europe
Crank, J.P., & Caldero, M.A. (2000). Police ethics: the corruption of noble cause. Cincinnati, OH:
Crawshaw, R., Devlin, B., & Williamson. T. (1998). Human rights and policing : standards for good
behaviour and a strategy for change. The Hague: Kluwer Law International.
Delattre, E. J. (1994). Character and cops : ethics in policing. (2nd ed.). Washington D.C.: AEI Press.
Dunham, Roger G. & Alpert, Geoffrey P. (1996). Critical issues in policing. (2nd ed.). Prospect Heights,
IL: Waveland Press.
El-Ayouty, Y., Ford, K. J., Davies, M., & Carter, W.P. (2000). Government ethics and law enforcement
toward global guidelines. Westport, CN.: Praeger.
Elliston, Frederick A. & Feldberg, Michael (Eds.). (1985). Moral Issues in Police Work. Totowa, NJ:
Rowman & Allanheld.
Evans, David & Butcher, Robert. (1998). Ethical reasoning in policing. Toronto: Emond Montgomery
Gilbert, J.N. (1984). Investigative ethics. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson.
Haggard, Patricia. (1994). Police ethics. Lewiston, New York. Mellen Press.
Hansen, David A. (1973). Police ethics. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas.
Heffernan, William C. & Stroup, Timothy (eds.) (1985). Police ethics: hard choices in law enforcement.
NY: John Jay Press.
IACP Bureau of Operations and Research. Police ethics. IACP Training Key No.295, (1980).
Gaithersburg, MD: IACP.
Jetmore, L.F. (1997). The path of the warrior : an ethical guide to personal and professional
development in the field of criminal justice. Flushing, NY: Looseleaf Law Publications.
Jones, J. R., and Carlson, D. P., (2001) Reputable conduct: ethical issues in policing and corrections.
Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
Justice Institute of British Columbia. Police Academy. (1995). Ethics: A key to police professionalism.
New Westminster, BC: Police Academy.
VDM Verlag. ISBN: 3639001567. ISBN-13: 9783639001563.
Kleinig, J. (Ed.). (1996). Handled with discretion: Ethical issues in police decision making. Lanham.
MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Kleinig, J. (1996). The ethics of policing. New York : Cambridge University Press.
Klockars, C.B. (2000). The measurement of police integrity. Washington, DC: National Institute of
Klockars, C.B. (2003). Contours of police integrity. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Komblum, A.N. (1976). The moral hazards: Police strategies for honesty and ethical behavior.
Lexington, MA: Lexington.
Kooken, Don L. (1957). Ethics in police service. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.
Lashley, R.D. (1995). Policework: the need for a noble character. Westport, CT: Praeger.
Mendes, E. P., Lecorre S., Zuckerberg, J., Gabriel, A., & Clark, J. (Eds.). (1999). Democratic policing &
accountability: Global Perspectives. Ashgate.
Miller, S., Blackler, J. & Alexandra, A. (1997). Police ethics. Sydney: Allen & Unwin.
National Institute of Justice and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. (1997). Police
integrity: public service with honor. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice.
Perkins, L.C. (1968). Ethics in law enforcement. Washington, D.C.: US Department of Justice, LEAA.
Scharf Peter and Arnold Binder, (1983). Badge and the Bullet, New York, New York: Praeger Books.
Soural, S.S. (1998). Ethics in criminal justice : in search of the truth (2nd ed.). Cincinnati, OH: Anderson.
The Metropolitan Police. (1985). The principles of policing & guidance for professional behaviour.
Metropolitan Police, London, UK.
Trautman, N. (1997). The cutting edge of police integrity. FL: Ethics Institute.
Williams, R. N. (1997). Legal aspects of discipline by police administrators (2d. ed.). Evanston, Ill.:
Traffic Institute, Northwestern University.
Kardasz, F. (2008). Ethics training for law enforcement: Practices and trends.
Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag.
ISBN: 3639001567. ISBN-13: 9783639001563.
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