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Resource pooling in the fight against mobile gangs

Dutch Retail Association, police and Public Prosecution Service share information to combat organised crime Minister Ferdinand ...

News item | 29-08-2018 | 10:00

DNA sample of suspect with unknown address to possibly be taken earlier

Minister Grapperhaus of Security and Justice is making preparations for the possible earlier collection of DNA material from ...

News item | 02-07-2018 | 20:43

Targeted approach to high-impact crimes lowers recidivism

A report by the Research and Documentation Centre (WODC) reveals a notable decline in recidivism rates among perpetrators of ...

News item | 14-03-2018 | 10:50

Expansion of stepfamily’s right to speak

The stepfamilies of victims will be granted the right to speak at the proceedings. Minister van der Steur stated the above in a ...

News item | 24-12-2016 | 09:00

Minister van der Steur: "Full steam ahead with anti-robbery approach"

The comprehensive anti-robbery approach has so far resulted in a decrease of 60% in the number of robberies. The number of daily ...

News item | 12-10-2016 | 08:43

Minister Van der Steur launches virtual training for catering and retail staff

On 8 October Minister Van der Steur will kick off ‘Public Safety Week’ by launching a new type of course against robbery for ...

News item | 07-10-2016 | 10:26

Minister seeks improved protection of mobile data and devices

Less than one in five Dutch persons have implemented security measures allowing them to make their mobile device inoperable in ...

News item | 28-09-2016 | 12:00

The intensive approach to subversive crime in Zuid Nederland (the Southern part of the Netherlands) will be continued

The intensive efforts in the approach to subversive and organised crime in Zuid Nederland (the southern part of the Netherlands) ...

News item | 15-06-2016 | 15:52

House of Representatives agrees with extra rights for victims in criminal proceedings

Victims of offences will immediately receive all information about their rights during their first contact with the police and ...

News item | 12-04-2016 | 10:03

Unlimited right to be heard for victims as from

The Senate has agreed with a legislative proposal by minister Van der Steur (Minister of Security and Justice) that makes the ...

News item | 12-04-2016 | 09:26