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Grapperhaus: lessons to be learned from evaluation of Utrecht tram attack

On 18 March 2019, the Netherlands was rocked by an attack in a tram in Utrecht. Four people were killed, while multiple ...

News item | 26-05-2021 | 08:56

Second step of reopening plan confirmed

The numbers of new ICU and hospital admissions for COVID-19 have continued to fall. This means the government’s decision to take ...

News item | 17-05-2021 | 12:30

Nearly 7 million euros to tackle subversive crime in mainports

Dealing with organised subversive crime in two of our internationally important mainports – the Port of Rotterdam and Amsterdam ...

News item | 14-05-2021 | 10:03

Exemption from criminal liability for aid workers and journalists for staying in areas controlled by terrorist organisations

Dutch and European society must be protected from the danger posed by returnees from areas controlled by terrorist organisations. ...

News item | 12-05-2021 | 09:57

Step 2: Indoor sports facilities to reopen and more scope for activities outdoors

The number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals has fallen slightly. And, with more than 6 million vaccine doses administered, the ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 20:15

Use of force by investigating officers assessed in accordance with new legal framework

The Dutch Criminal Code will be updated with a separate offence for investigating officers who are guilty of contravening the ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 09:46

Holding parents responsible for preventing punishable behaviour by their children

Parents are primarily responsible for keeping adolescents on the right path. The way children are raised is crucial to preventing ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 09:41

Step 1: shops and outdoor seating at restaurants and cafés will partially reopen; evening curfew lifted

Please note: this news item was published on 20 April. Read more about  the current approach to tackling coronavirus in the ...

News item | 20-04-2021 | 19:11

Suspects now required to be present in court

Victims or their surviving relatives should have the opportunity to tell a suspect what the crime has done to them. That is why ...

News item | 20-04-2021 | 11:27

NCTV Threat Assessment: Attack in the Netherlands conceivable, no indications of preparations for an attack

At present, there are individuals in the Netherlands who are becoming radicalised and those who are already highly radicalised ...

News item | 15-04-2021 | 08:17