School of Criminal Justice

Brian Kingshott


Brian Frederick Kingshott


Associate Professor
Grand Valley State University
School of Criminal Justice
275-C DeVos Center
401 West Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504
Telephone: (616) 331-7149
Fax: (616) 331-7155




Publication Record



November 2008, Safe Overseas Travel. Looseleaf Law Publishers: New York)

Book Chapter:

  • August 2009  Community Policing & Spatial Analysis (co-author with Michael Palmiotto, Ph.D, Wichita State University) In Spatial Policing: The influence of time, space and geography on law enforcement practices. Charles Crawford (Editor) Carolina Academic Press



October 2011, Toolkit on Police Integrity: Organization (Booklet 3), Democratic Control of Armed Forces, (DCAF) Geneva, Switzerland (published by DCAF, Norway)

September 2011, Effective Police Management of the Media. Criminal Justice     Studies, (Routledge), Vol. 24, No. 3, September, pp. 247-259

June 2009, Suicide by Proxy; Revisiting the Problem of Suicide by Cop. Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations Vol.9 No. 2 pp.108-118

April 2009, Women in Policing: Changing the Organizational Culture by Adopting a Feminist Perspective on Leadership. . Criminal Justice Studies Vol. 22 No. 1, pp.49-72

March 2008, A Leadership Approach to Criminal Justice Education: Developing Tomorrows Decision Makers. A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society (Routledge) Vol. 21 # 1 pp. 59-75.

August 2007, ‘Chicago O’Hare post 9-11’ Aviation Security International, Vol. 13, Issue 4, pp. 27-31  Co-Author (ASI Publications, Madrid, Spain).

July 2007, ‘Terrorism: Overview’ Encyclopedia of Police Science, 3rd Edition, (Editor) Jack R. Greene, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group: New York.

July 2007, ‘Terrorism: Definitional Problems’ Encyclopedia of Police Science, 3rd Edition, (Editor) Jack R. Greene, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group: New York.

June 2006, ‘An Assessment of the Terrorist Threat to Use a Nuclear (IND) or Radiological (RDD) Device in an Attack.’  International Journal of Nuclear Law Vol.1 No. 2, 2006, pp.141-161.  Inderscience Publishers, Salzburg, Austria

June 2006, The Role of Management and Leadership within the Context of Police Service Delivery. A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society (Routledge) Vol. 19 (2) pp.121-137

November 2005, Editorial Comment: The London Terrorist Attacks: 7 & 21, July 2005. Acta Criminologica – The South African Journal of Criminology. Vol.18 No. 3, 2005 pp. i-iii

October 2005, “Profiling in the Context of Crisis Negotiations” Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations (Haworth Press) Vol. 5(2) pp. 5-36

February 2005, “Understanding & Surviving an Aircraft Hijack” Journal of Police Crisis Negotiations (Haworth Press) Vol. 5(1) pp.57-68

May 2004, “Police Culture, Ethics & Entitlement Theory” Criminal Justice Studies: A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society  Vol. 17 (2) 2004 pp. 187-202 (Co-Authored with Dr. Kathleen Bailey & Suzanne Wolfe)

April 2004, “The Universality of the Police Culture” Acta Criminologica – The South African Journal of Criminology (Co-Author) Vol.17 (1), 2004 pp.1-16 (Co-authored with Dr. Johann Prinsloo).

April 2004, “Ethics in Policing” Phronimon (Journal of The South African Society For Greek Philosophy And The Humanities). Vol.5 (1) 2004, pp. 49-70. (Co-authored with Dr. Johann Prinsloo).

Summer 2003, “Terrorism: The ‘New’ Religious War” Criminal Justice Studies Vol.16 (1), 2003, pp.15-27.

6 July 2000. “Why modern policing needs a Code of Ethics” Western Morning News (Regional Newspaper): Plymouth, p.10.

9 June 2000. “Code Call” London: Police Review, pp. 526-528.

Spring 2000. “Police Ethics Revisited” Police Research & Management Vol. 4(1), 2000, pp.27-40. Goodrich Contract Publishing Ltd., Pinner, Middlesex, UK.

Summer 1999. “Cultural Ethics & Police Canteen Culture” Police Research & Management Vol. 3 (3), 1999, pp.27-43. Goodrich Contract Publishing Ltd. Pinner, Middlesex, UK

March 1999. “To a Higher Standard” Ethics Roll Call Vol. 6 (1) pp.2-4, South Western Law Enforcement Institute, Richardson, Texas, USA

July/ Sept. 1997. “Controlled Force to Effect an Arrest” London: Police Journal Vol. LXX, No. 3, pp. 258-262.

April/June 1997. “The Police Dog Section – Two years from Now” London: Police Journal Vol. LXX, No. 2, 1997 pp. 145-153.

July/Sept 1996. “What Price Discretion?” London: Police Journal Vol. LXIX, No.3, pp. 255-261. 

April/June 1996. “Ethics: A Moral Dilemma” London: Police Journal Vol. LXIX, No.2, pp.163-166.

April/June 1995. “Air Support in the Police: An Expensive Luxury?”

London: Police Journal Vol. LXVIII, No. 2, pp. 107-116.

September 1994. “Civvies to plod the beat?” London:  Police {Police Federation Magazine}, pp. 37-39.

July/Sept. 1994. “The Need for the Inter-Agency Approach to Policing”

London: Police Journal Vol. LXVII, No. 3, pp. 198-208.

Oct/Dec. 1993. “Police Behaviour in Crowd Situations – A Recipe for Violence?”

London: Police Journal Vol. LXVI, No. 4, pp. 366-376.

1 January 1993. “Reason Under the Cosh” London: Police Review pp.20-21.

Oct/Dec. 1992. “Do We Need a Graded Response to Violent Situations?”

London: Police Journal Vol. LXV, No. 4, pp.297-307.

14 May 1982. “A Lesson in Self Defence” London: Police Review pp. 928-929.

Additional Information: Finalist in The Queen’s Police Gold Medal Essay Competition for the Commonwealth (London) 1992


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