Dr Johan Burger joined the ISS Tshwane (Pretoria office) in August 2006 as a Senior Researcher in the Crime and Justice Programme. He served in the South African Police Service for 36 years, the last 9 years as an Assistant Commissioner and Head of Operational Coordination at police head office in Pretoria. In May 2004 he took early retirement from the police to join the Tshwane University of Technology as a Senior Lecturer in Policing. Johan holds a B Iuris degree, BA (Hons) in Strategic Studies, MA (Strategic Studies) and a D Tech in Policing and has also completed a number of training / development courses both in South Africa and abroad. In 2011 he was appointed as a Professor Extraordinarius in the Department of Police Practice at the University of South Africa.