School of Applied Human Sciences

Shaka Yesufu


  • Details

  • Position Lecturer
  • Discipline Criminology
  • CampusHoward College Campus
  • Office AddressDepartment of Criminology and Forensic Studies

Degrees Held

  • Bsc Hons London Metropolitan University;
  • LLB Law Hons University of London;
  • Msc Criminal Justice University of Portsmouth

Research Interests

  • Crime and policing, criminalistics, Law, Human rights,
    Political ideologies, criminal investigations, race and diversity, post
    colonial theory, Victims Right. Police corruption, police accountability.

Teaching Interests

  • Crime and policing; criminal
    investigations, investigative criminology

Publications / Selected Publications


  • Yesufu, S. (2014) The Reality of Crime and Policing in the
    United Kingdom and South Africa, (forthcoming textbook)
  • Yesufu, S. (2014) Exploring crime and policing in apartheid
    and post-apartheid South Africa  (Forthcoming)

Journal Articles

  • Yesufu, S (2014) Police Corruption: a threat to South Africa
    New Democracy, Just Africa Journal, South Africa: ACJUS.
  • Yesufu, S (2014) The Persecution of the Gypsies in the
    United Kingdom, Just Africa Journal, South Africa : ACJUS.
  • Yesufu, S (2014) Discriminatory use of police stop and
    search Powers in London United Kingdom, International Journal of Police Science
    and management, Volume 15.4, UK Vathek.
  • Yesufu, S (2013) Child Sexual Violence (Rape) in South
    Africa, Journal of Sociology and Social Anthropology, India : Kemla-Raj
  • Yesufu, S (2013) The Development of Policing in Britain in
    the Next Five years, The Police Journal March 2013 Volume 86 No. 1 pp66-82. UK
    : Vathek.
  • Yesufu, S (2013) Police Corruption in south africa, Journal
    of commonwealth Law and Legal education , Volume 9, Number 1 , Spring 2013, UK
    The Open University Press.

Chapters in Books

  • Yesufu , S ( 2014) Harmonisation of Traffic Legislation in
    the Southern Africa Development Region, South Africa: Pearson ( in Press).

Community Involvement

  • Member- The Civillian Oversight Committee- Durban
    Municipality and Durban Metropolitan Police.

Teaching Expertise

  • Crime and policing, criminal investigations, criminal law,
    human rights law.

Student Supervision (Honours,
Matser, PhD …)

  • Major Mfuneko Siholobo Masters 2013
  • Mr Jadyrien Subrayen Honours 2013
  • Ms Sibongile Zulu- Honours 2013;
    Masters 2014
  • Miss Anele Madondo – Honours 2013;
    Masters 2014
  • Miss Salma Ebrahim – Honours 2013
  • Miss Sphumelele Radebe- Honours
  • Miss Slie Nxumalo – Honours 2014
  • Mr Notokozo Ntuli – Honours 2014