Department of Police Practice

Mr LL Motsepe

College of Law
School of Criminal Justice
Department: Police Practice
Tel: 012 433 9470


  • Magister Technologiae: Forensic Investigation (UNISA)
  • BTech: Forensic Investigation (UNISA)
  • BTech: Policing & Mngt (UNISA)
  • Diploma: Policing (UNISA)

Currently teaching

  • Investigative Principles II Module A and B (OVM2601 and OVM2602)
  • Supervision of Masters students

Fields of academic interests

  • Crime Investigation
  • Corporate Fraud
  • Corporate Investigations
  • Caseload
  • Policing
  • Research, skills and development
  • Pedagogies and strategies in ODL and DOel

Field of Specialisation

  • Caseload management
  • Crime Investigation
  • Policing

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Member of Criminological and Victimological society of South Africa


Lesiba is a lecturer at the Department of Police Practice. He served in the SAPS for twelve years where he worked as a criminal investigator at Bramley and thereafter moved to Johannesburg Central Fraud Unit in 2004 until 2010. He also served in the military at Engineer Formation. Lesiba has conducted a research study on the subject of detective caseload.