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Customs seize counterfeit clothing

On 14 February 2011 the Amsterdam Customs intercepted 120 boxes containing 4190 items of counterfeit clothing coming from Turkey.

News item | 18-02-2011 | 10:46

Further tightening TBS policy

Imposing a TBS measure will become less dependent on the cooperation of suspects, the TBS system will become more efficient and ...

News item | 17-02-2011 | 12:03

More Options for Revision after Acquittal

Minister of Security and Justice Opstelten wants to have more room to prosecute unconditionally acquitted suspects for the same ...

News item | 17-02-2011 | 12:00

Renewed raids and inspections under the leadership of the Taskforce Organised Crime Brabant

The Brabant authorities have again conducted raids on cannabis growing operations and have started inspections of grow shops. The ...

News item | 16-02-2011 | 12:08

Raids and inspections under the leadership of the Taskforce Organised Crime Brabant

Under the leadership of the Taskforce Organised Crime, the local authorities in Brabant dismantled cannabis growing operations ...

News item | 15-02-2011 | 12:59

Slight decrease in recidivism

Offenders reoffend slightly less often. This was announced today by State Secretary Teeven at the 'day of juvenile crime'. It is ...

News item | 15-02-2011 | 12:16

Criminal illegal aliens will only spend less time in jail if they leave the Netherlands

Criminal illegal aliens will no longer qualify for conditional release after having served two-thirds of their prison term, as is ...

News item | 15-02-2011 | 12:12

Over 5000 Temporary Restraining Orders imposed since the introduction of the act

Since the introduction of the Act on Temporary Restraining Orders at the start of 2009, mayors have imposed more than 5000 ...

News item | 14-02-2011 | 13:02

145 kilos of cocaine intercepted in the port of Rotterdam

Customs and the National Investigation Service have intercepted 145 kilos of cocaine in the port of Rotterdam in a container ...

News item | 11-02-2011 | 11:31

Decrease in the number of robberies

The number of robberies decreased last year by 11% when compared with 2009. This is evident from a letter to the Lower House sent ...

News item | 09-02-2011 | 13:09