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Customs intercept 622 dead sea horses at Schiphol

Last week Customs stopped and reported three travellers who had dead sea horses hidden in their suitcases.

News item | 28-01-2011 | 11:42

Nationwide study: more than 800 reports of child abuse

Each year, more than 800 police reports of child abuse are drawn up in the Netherlands. Fifty per cent of the reports concern ...

News item | 27-01-2011 | 13:46

Opstelten: always prosecute perpetrators of serious crimes

Minister of Security and Justice Opstelten considers it undesirable that those who commit, for example, rape, human trafficking ...

News item | 24-01-2011 | 13:53

Growing Burgernet Enhances the Safety of Citizens

As at mid-January 2011 the Burgernet network, a joint initiative of citizens, municipal authorities and the police to enhance the ...

News item | 20-01-2011 | 13:56

Domestic violence: more than 200,000 victims each year

More than 200,000 persons in the Netherlands fall victim to domestic violence each year. This is evident from the Domestic ...

News item | 14-01-2011 | 14:04

Courier of cocaine sweets apprehended at Schiphol Airport

This morning, border control officers of the Royal Netherlands Military Constabulary arrested a citizen of Amsterdam of 47 years ...

News item | 12-01-2011 | 12:12

State Secretary Teeven to visit the United Kingdom

On Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 January, State Secretary of Security and Justice Teeven will pay a working visit to the United ...

News item | 10-01-2011 | 14:15

Opstelten: the chances of catching criminals are increasing as a result of registration number recognition

Minister Opstelten of Security and Justice wants to increase the chances of catching criminals. He therefore wants the ...

News item | 10-01-2011 | 14:11

Turn of the year; significant decrease in violence against person with a public task

Fewer incidents occurred during the last turn of the year than in the previous year. Violence against employees with a public ...

News item | 06-01-2011 | 14:18

New Year’s Eve 2010: Less Incidents, More Arrests

A first inventory of the nationwide turn of the year happenings shows a decrease in the number of incidents and an increase in ...

News item | 01-01-2011 | 14:21