Bachelor in Police Science, Unisa, South Africa, 1976. Bachelor with honours, Unisa, South Africa, 1978. Master of Arts, Unisa, South Africa, 1982.
Doctor of Letters, Unisa, South Africa, 1987.
Police officer South African Police, 1962-1978. Lecturer University South Africa, 1978-1985. Senior lecturer, head of department University Transkei, South Africa, 1985-1988.
Professor, head department criminal justice University Zululand, South Africa, since 1989.
Member Academy Criminal Justice Sciences, Campus Protection Society Southern Africa.
Son of Coenraad Frederick and Martha Elizabeth (Schutte) P.