- Hough, Richard, and Tatum, Kimberly M. “An examination of Florida policies on force continuums.” Policing: An International Journal of Police Management and Strategy. Published, Spring, 2012.
- Hough, Richard, and Tatum, Kimberly M. “Examining the Utility of the Use of Force Continuum: TASERs and Potential Liability,” July, 2009, Law Enforcement Executive Forum.
- Crow, Matt, Hough, Richard, Mosley, Jason, Smykla, John, and Tatum, Kimberly M. “Drunk and Alone in a K-Mart Parking Lot,” Nov. 2008, Journal of Criminal Justice Education.
- Clement, Keith, Hough, Richard, Jones, Brian, Mathis, John, and Simmons, Chip. “Partnering with a Purpose,” November, 2007 Police Chief magazine.
- Hough, Richard (1991). “How Deep is Your Bench?: Managerial and Supervisory Law Enforcement Development” Police Chief magazine.
- Hough, Richard (1991). “Organizational Grapevine: Friend or Foe?” Police Chief magazine, 58(5), pp.49-50.
- Hough, R. (2005, September). “Boosting student participation through distance learning.” Best practices in electronically delivered programs and courses, v.3 (pp. 34).
- Hough, Richard M. (2011) Homicide entry for African Americans and Criminal Justice, an encyclopedia.
- Former Quarterly column contributor to Corrections.com on Security Threat Groups and Gangs.
- Hough, Richard (2006). Total Quality Management in the Alabama Department of Youth Services, 2006. Technical Report
- Hough, Richard. (2004, August 30). Security and Facility Management and Personnel: A Critical Connection. Corrections Connection Online journal.
- Hough, Richard. (2003, August 18). Correctional Facility Design: Can You Get There from Here? Corrections Connection. Online journal
- Hough, Richard (1996). Kung Fu and the Cop. Inside Kung Fu magazine.
- Editorial reviewer, Policing: An International Journal of Police Management and Strategy.
- Editorial reviewer, International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy.
- Former editorial reviewer, The Police Chief magazine.
Campus Crisis: Shelter-in-place vs. Evacuation. SWAT Digest - International Tactical Officer Training Association journal.
Under contract, forthcoming:
Hough, R. and Tatum, K. Homicide and its Investigation. Text book under contract with Jones and Bartlett Publishers