Department of Police Practice

Prof T Budhram

College of Law
School of Criminal Justice
Department: Police Practice
Tel: 012 433 9462


  • DLitt et Phil: Police Science (UNISA)
  • MTech: Forensic Investigation (UNISA)
  • BTech: Policing (UNISA)
  • National Diploma: Policing (UNISA)
  • Certificate in Criminal Justice and Forensic Investigations (University of Johannesburg)

Currently teaching

  • Investigation of Selected Crimes and Transgression Module B (FOR3704)
  • Research Report in Forencic Science (HRFOR81)
  • Supervision of Masters and Doctoral students

Fields of academic interests

  • White collar crime
  • Corruption

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Member of the Policing Association of South Africa (POLSA)


Trevor was employed in the South African Police Service for a period of 11 years of which the majority of his career was spent investigating white collar crime. Upon his resignation he joined the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) as a Forensic Investigator and was responsible for the investigation of corruption, fraud and maladministration. Trevor resigned from the SIU and joined retail giants EDCON where he worked in the forensics department, and later moved to the Telecoms industry and joined iBurst heading up the forensic department.