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Positive initial results of Alcohol Meter

The Alcohol Meter can help to prevent alcohol abuse and alcohol-related crime. It is proving to be a reliable means of verifying ...

News item | 20-12-2018 | 15:00

New legislation as of 1 January 2019

An overview of the most significant legislation coming into effect. Closure of premises associated with drugs Mayors may close ...

News item | 20-12-2018 | 10:41

Report Crime Anonymously anti-crime campaign in the Port of Moerdijk

In the presence of Ferdinand Grapperhaus, the Minister for Justice and Security, the Moerdijk municipal authorities on Tuesday ...

News item | 11-12-2018 | 09:48

Investigation into potential malpractices surrounding historical adoption cases

Minister for Legal Protection Sander Dekker has announced that an independent commission will be set up to investigate historical ...

News item | 06-12-2018 | 09:38

New court fees structure for lower demands

The Minister for Legal Protection intends to amend the court fees for smaller demands. The court fees for demands between €500 ...

News item | 16-11-2018 | 15:48

Central Netherlands District Court to hear cases against police officers

The Central Netherlands District Court is gaining exclusive jurisdiction to hear cases in which police officers must appear in ...

News item | 16-11-2018 | 15:45

Legislative proposal fortifies approach to crime

A legislative proposal from Minister Grapperhaus (Justice and Security) aimed at more effectively combating criminality was ...

News item | 15-11-2018 | 15:35

Fight against human trafficking

The Netherlands is bolstering its approach to human trafficking. We are improving shelter and care for victims, intensifying our ...

News item | 14-11-2018 | 15:30

€91 million to boost deployability of police officers

The police is receiving a one-off sum of €91 million to boost the deployability of its officers. This is necessary because in the ...

News item | 12-11-2018 | 15:25

Regional 'Top X' approach targets mentally disturbed people

A number of care and safety houses have developed an intensive person-specific approach for getting a better picture of the top X ...

News item | 07-11-2018 | 15:20