Professional Applications (Investigations)

Chair

Professor Gerard Labuschagne is head of the South African Police Service Investigative Psychology Unit. His area of expertise is the investigation of psychologically motivated crimes such as serial murder, serial rape, cultural 'muti' murder, paedophiles and sexual murders.

Mission/Objective
To encourage the appropriate and professional utilisation of IP as an integral component of the investigation process. Further, to provide guidance for the research community on key gaps of investigative relevance in current scientific knowledge.