Books & Publications


Pick Up Your Own Brass: Leadership the FBI Way
(with William A. Gavin), Potomac Books, 2011

Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church: A Decade of Crisis
(with Thomas A. Plante, co-editor), Praeger Press, 2012

Pledges, Promises and Actions: The Road to Resolution of the Crisis of Abuse of Children by Catholic Clergy

(chapter in Sins Against the Innocents, Thomas A. Plante, Ed., Praeger, 2004)


Twenty years after "Spotlight" Investigation of the Sexual Abuse Crisis

What will it take for Police Reform to Work?

Why Catholics should welcome ProPublica's Clergy Sex Abuse Database

Report on Abuses and Response in the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae February 2017

(with Dr. Monica Applewhite and Ian Elliott); February 2017 February 2017

Disclose the Names of Clergy Abusers: It's Time to End the Debate

(America Magazine, June 24, 2015)

Travel in High-Threat Environments

(The Cipher-Brief, November 2015)

The Changing Profile of Home Grown Terrorists

(The Cipher-Brief, January 2016)

Managing Your Company's Communications

(The Cipher Brief, August 2015)

Protecting Youth from Sexual Victimization in the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice Facilities

(IDJJ, October 2013)

FBI's LEO System Offers No-cost Training to California's Law Enforcement Agencies

(California Peace Officer Association Magazine, Fall 2011)

What Caused the Crisis?
(America, June 2010)

 Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church: Where are we now?
(St. Anthony Messenger, February 2010)

 Is the Charter still Relevant?

(America, June 2009)

Meaningful Work for Accused Priests
(America, May 2006)

 What the Pope Needs to Know
(America, May 2005)

 Report of Compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People 2004
(USCCB, Washington, DC, January 2005)

New Steps to Protect Children
(America, February, 2004)

Report of Compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People – 2003
(USCCB, Washington, DC, January 2004)

To Heal the Wounds of Scandal
(This Rock, October 2003)

Recruiting Law Enforcement Officers
(FB Law Enforcement Bulletin, September 1982)

Investigating Coupon Fraud
(FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, May 1980)


Occupational and Vocational Characteristics of the FBI that Motivate Men and Women to Select Careers as FBI Special Agents

(Ph.D. Dissertation, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA, 1987)