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Teeven: apprehend offenders who violate special conditions

State Secretary of Security and Justice Teeven wants the Public Prosecution Service to immediately apprehend and lock up ...

News item | 16-12-2010 | 15:27

Fight against organised crime in Brabant intensified

The administrative and judicial fight against organised crime in Brabant is being intensified, with immediate effect. A Task ...

News item | 02-12-2010 | 15:50

Minister Intensifies Fight Against Robbery

Minister of Security and Justice Opstelten is intensifying the fight against robbery. The number of sentenced robbers must be ...

News item | 22-11-2010 | 16:12

Minister Opstelten takes action against forced marriages

A period of six years from the date of the crime still applies, but in future the limitation period will start when the victim ...

News item | 22-11-2010 | 15:54

Violence against Public Officials Punished More Severely

Minister of Security and Justice Opstelten has requested the Public Prosecution Service to further increase the penalty to be ...

News item | 20-11-2010 | 16:15

New Agreement with the US Accelerates the Tracing of Criminals

Minister of Security and Justice Opstelten has signed the PCSC agreement with the United States today on behalf of the ...

News item | 19-11-2010 | 16:18

Teeven: National network of Victim Support Desks

State Secretary for Security and Justice Teeven will introduce a national network of victim support desks next year. All court ...

News item | 18-11-2010 | 16:23

No more community service for serious sexual and violent crimes

Minister Opstelten and State Secretary Teeven of the Ministry of Security and Justice want to end the possibility of imposing ...

News item | 18-11-2010 | 16:20

Six arrests after smuggling 509 kilos of cocaine

As a result of a successful cooperation between the National Investigation Service and the Hit and Run Cargo (HARC) Team, 509 ...

News item | 17-11-2010 | 13:19

Six juvenile offenders institutions to be taken out of service in the years to come

In the years to come six Juvenile Offenders Institutions (JJIs) will have to be taken out of service as a result of the declining ...

News item | 16-11-2010 | 16:48