Member of Cabinet: Ivo Opstelten Minister of Security and Justice

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Violent jihadist loses Dutch nationality

The Minister of Security and Justice will soon be able to withdraw Dutch nationality from jihadists fighting alongside a terrorist ...

News item | 18-12-2014

Banks and public authorities continue joint approach to financial-economic crime

The number of ram raids and gas attacks on ATMs fell during the first ten months of this year by almost 70% compared to the same ...

News item | 03-12-2014

Opstelten: more stringent screening for the possession of firearms

Those applying for a firearms licence will be subject to more stringent screening. The private possession of firearms and ...

News item | 25-11-2014

Inspectorate: approach to robberies successful

The national approach to robbery crime has contributed to the good results achieved so far. The integrated approach, in which all ...

News item | 25-11-2014

Legislative proposal on faster execution of sentences submitted to House of Representatives

To rule out the possibility of convicted persons undergoing their sentences late or not in full, or even evading them entirely, ...

News item | 24-11-2014

Ministers Opstelten and Hennis-Plasschaert open Nationaal Trainingscentrum (National Training Centre)

Minister Opstelten of Security and Justice and Minister Hennis-Plasschaert of Defence will open the Nationaal Trainingscentrum ...

News item | 24-11-2014

One will soon be able to pay in instalments for traffic fines amounting to more than 225 Euro

It will soon be possible to pay in multiple instalments for traffic fines amounting to 225 Euro or more. State Secretary Teeven of ...

News item | 20-11-2014

Train hijacking at De Punt in 1977

The 1977 train hijacking at De Punt, Drenthe, and how it was ended on Saturday 11 June has been the subject of a recent ...

News item | 19-11-2014

One in four burglaries can easily be prevented by merely locking the door

In 25% of burglary cases, burglars gain access effortlessly by craftily using a credit card, fishing or sneaking in. Citizens can ...

News item | 17-11-2014

The threat against the Netherlands is still substantial; precarious developments continue. Action programme intensifies a comprehensive approach to deal with jihadism

Enforcement of the action programme is in full swing. A total of 52 passport measures have been taken to date. Also, 33 ...

News item | 12-11-2014

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