Department of Police Practice

Mrs T van Niekerk

College of Law
School of Criminal Justice
Department: Police Practice
Lecturer
Tel: 012 433 9414 / 011 471 3560
E-mail: vniekmt@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • B-Tech: Policing (UNISA, 2008)
  • National Diploma : Police Administration (1993)
  • Certificate: Police Management (UNISA, 2004)

Currently teaching

  • Forensic Interviewing IV (FOI401F)
  • Identification IV (IDE401F)

Fields of academic interests

  • Crime Investigation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Crimes against woman and children
  • Drug investigations

Field of Specialisation

  • Crime & Forensic Investigation
  • Policing
  • Crimes against woman and children (Domestic Violence and others)

Books

  • Chapter in Forensic Investigation handbook published in 2015

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • ACFE
  • CRIMSA
  • POLSA

Projects

  • Community Safety Networks

Other

Teresa is a lecturer at the Department of Police Practice. She served in the SAPS for twenty one years as detective and worked at several stations and units ranging from Kliptown: Internal Investigation unit to Hillbrow, Area: Johannesburg, FCS – Hillbrow, Hillbrow, Sophiatown and was the branch commander at the detective services at Brixton.