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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

Dutch Senate agrees to the importation of Norwegian prisoners

A definitive agreement has been reached regarding the incarceration of Norwegian prisoners in a penal institution in the ...

News item | 30-06-2015 | 09:29

Inspectorate: no structural malpractice in Van der Hoeven Kliniek

The Inspectorate of Security and Justice did not discover evidence of structural malpractice by the Van der Hoeven Kliniek clinic ...

News item | 30-06-2015 | 09:11

Upper House passes bill tightening approach to football-related violence

The Dutch Upper House has passed a bill submitted by Minister Ard van der Steur (Security and Justice) which will allow mayors to ...

News item | 30-06-2015 | 08:45

The government continues in its joint action tackling criminal motorcycle gangs

Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

News item | 12-06-2015 | 10:50