At the very core of ICMA is the mission to promote an ethical culture in local government.

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Research & Reports

ICMA Survey Research: 2018 Ethics In Local Government

Snapshot of ICMA's Ethics Survey Results

ICMA Survey Research: Ethics in Local Government Survey

Survey summary report of ICMA's Ethics Survey Results

Incorporating Ethics into Everyday Work in Local Government

This month's "facts and stats" features highlights from the ICMA Ethics in Local Government survey.

LGR: Local Government Review, July 2019

Form of government survey; Community engagement in police services; CAO Salary Survey

Learning Opportunities on Ethics

Ethics Workshops

An in-depth exploration of ethics and practical tools and strategies for your organization.

Free Webinar: Ethics Matter: Don't Be Tomorrow's Headline

Join ICMA's ethics director for a refresher on the ICMA Code of Ethics.

Coaching Webinars: Ethics in Action

Coaching webinars brought to you by ICMA.

The Latest from ICMA

Ethics Issues and Advice

Answers to common ethics questions and how to tap ICMA's expertise for advice on ethical issues

Enforcing the ICMA Code of Ethics

The ICMA Rules of Procedure, adopted by the ICMA Executive Board, govern the process for enforcing the ICMA Code of Ethics as adopted by the ICMA membership.

Ethics 101 e-Course

Online ethics training for local government staff.

ETHICS MATTER! Surviving Election Season

Practical ways to avoid missteps

More Resources on Ethics

Access more of the latest content on ethics in local government.