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Police Practice

Staff members 

Please click on the name of the appropriate staff member for contact details, research interests and a brief CV.

The Department has two Subject Groups, Policing and Forensic Investigation in line with academic staff membersí main undergraduate teaching, postgraduate supervision and research interests. Our staff serve on various committees of Unisaís College of Law and those of the School of Criminal Justice. They are also members of various international and national academic and professional bodies.

Chair of Department
Name Postgraduate Supervision Research Interests
Prof Moses Montesh
  • Crime Information Management for Policing II (CRI2601)
  • Crime Information Management for Policing III (CRI3701)
  • Supervision of masters and doctoral students
  • Corruption and asset forfeiture
  • Police Accountability
  • Football Hooliganism
  • Traffic and metro policing
  • Maritime terrorism and ATM bombings
  • The police in peace keeping missions
  • Sector policing
Departmental Secretary
Ms Nthabiseng Ntando
Administrative Assistant
Huma Kganya
Subject Group: Policing
Name Teaching and Postgraduate Supervision Research Interests
Ms Joey Berning
  • Crime Prevention Principles II
  • Module A (POL2601)
  • Module B (POL2602)
  • Supervision of masters students
  • Police management and leadership
  • Policing in South Africa and other African countries
  • Preventing crime against the youth and women
  • Metro policing and crime prevention
Benni Lekubu
  • Crime Prevention Principles II
  • Module A (POL2601)
  • Module B (POL2602)
  • Police Corruption
Ms Angel Mabudusha
  • Developing Information Skills For Lifelong Learning (INS1502)
  • Applied Communication in Policing (EPP2601)
  • Supervision of masters students
  • Policing of unlawful squatting
  • Sexual harassment within traffic policing
  • Immigration and crime prevention
Mpho Matlala
  • Policing IV (POL401P)
  • Technology in crime prevention
  • Police brutality
Mr Gusha Ngantweni
  • Crime Prevention Principles III
  • Module A (POL3701)
  • Module B (POL3702)
  • Supervision of masters students
  • Leadership and strategy for policing
  • Policing in South African townships
  • Crime prevention in African contexts
  • Firearms and liquor control
Ms Ingrid Sinclair
  • Introduction to Professionalism in Policing II
  • Module A (PRF2601)
  • Module B (PRF2601)
  • Supervision of masters students
  • Domestic violence, gender and policing
  • Therapeutic jurisprudence
  • Community policing
  • Social crime prevention
  • Conflict resolution and interpersonal communication
Prof Rika Snyman
  • Professionalism in Policing
  • Module A (PRF3701)
  • Module B (PRF3702)
  • Supervision of masters and doctoral students
  • Professional ethics in the police
  • Policing a multicultural society
  • Restorative justice
  • Victim surveys in Southern African contexts
  • Nigerian scams in South Africa
  • The Chinese Triadís role in organised crime in South Africa
  • Victim empowerment
Mr Johan van der Merwe
  • Crime Prevention Principles I
  • Module A (POL1501)
  • Module B (POL1502)
  • Management leadership for policing
  • Strategic management for policing
  • Improvement of service delivery in policing
Subject Group: Forensic Investigation
Name Teaching and Postgraduate Supervision Research Interests
Ms Bernadine Benson
  • Supervision of masters students (forensic investigation)
  • Police corruption
  • Heritage related crime
  • Art theft and modus operandi
  • Risk management for museums and collections managers
Trevor Budhram
  • Forensic Auditing V (FOU501F)
  • Supervision of masters students
  • White collar crime
  • Corruption
Mr Setlhomamaru Dintwe
  • Supervision of masters students
  • Police and civilian oversight
  • Monitoring and evaluation in the criminal justice system
  • Crime scene analysis and reconstruction
  • Investigation of rape cases
  • Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) analysis
  • Corruption
Ms Juanida Horne
  • Supervision of masters students
  • Human trafficking
  • Organised crime
Hennie Lochner
  • Intelligence V (IFO501F)
  • Supervision of masters students
  • Cell phone technology
  • Game poaching
  • Crime scene management
Quiet Mabunda
  • Forensic Methods and Techniques IV (FOM401F)
  • Intelligence IV (INL401F)
 
Solomon Manamela
  • Investigation of Crime IV (IOC401P)
  • Supervision of masters students
  • Policing in South Africa
  • Criminal and forensic Investigation
  • Policing domestic violence
John Mokwena
  • Investigative Principles III
  • Module A (OVM3701)
  • Module B (OVM3702)
  • Supervision of masters students
  • Crime scene photography
  • Crime scene investigation
Lesiba Motsepa
  • Investigative Principles II
  • Module A (OVM2601)
  • Module B (OVM2602)
  • White collar crime
  • Corporate fraud
  • Crime intelligence analysis
  • Case load management
Godfrey Thenga
  • Litigation Process IV (LTP401F)
  • Scene of Incidence IV (SCI401F)
  • Corporate fraud
  • Social security protection crimes
  • Transnational crimes: Anti- counterfeiting
  • Computer, film and publication crimes
Marcel van der Watt
  • Investigative Principles I
  • Module A (OVM1501)
  • Module B (OVM1502)
  • Supervision of masters students
  • Crimes against vulnerable groups
  • Organised crime and serial crime
  • Investigative Psychology
Dr Johan van Graan
  • Forensic Methods and Techniques V (FOM501F)
  • Supervision of masters students and doctoral students
  • Prevention and investigation of crime against women and children
  • Community policing
  • Strategic management for policing
  • Impact evaluation and monitoring in policing
  • Police organizational change management
Teresa van Niekerk
  • Forensic Interviewing IV (FOI401F)
  • Identification IV (IDE401F)
  • Statement taking in rape cases
  • Domestic violence
  • Child abuse
Prof Rudolph Zinn
  • Supervision of masters and doctoral students
  • Crime prevention and investigation in South Africa
  • Intelligence-led policing
  • Prevention and investigation of motor vehicle hijackings and house robberies Protection of children against crime Strategic management for policing
  • Service delivery improvement in policing