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Minister Opstelten strengthens the approach of computer crime

To strengthen the investigation and prosecution of computer crime, the minister of Security and Justice Opstelten takes measures ...

News item | 02-05-2013 | 10:46

Government to relax rules for withdrawing passports to prevent convicted criminals from fleeing the country

The Public Prosecution Service will soon be able to apply for the withdrawal of passports of criminals sentenced to at least four ...

News item | 26-04-2013 | 16:08

International approach to fight cross-border crime in Limburg

Dutch, Belgian and German investigating teams are stepping up their collaboration in the Rhine-Meuse Euroregion and the ...

News item | 18-02-2013 | 13:37

Number of robberies decreased in 2012

The number of robberies dropped in 2012 to 1,982. This is a decrease of 31.6% when compared with 2009. Minister Opstelten of ...

News item | 14-01-2013 | 12:51

Taskforce B5 deals with more organised crime

In its second year of existence, Taskforce B5, active in Brabant, dealt with more criminal networks and confiscated more criminal ...

News item | 10-12-2012 | 13:46

Opstelten intends to strengthen investigations on the internet

Minister Opstelten of Security and Justice intends to strengthen the investigative powers of the police and the Public ...

News item | 16-10-2012 | 09:30

KHN and Teeven launch Safe Hotel and Catering Industry app

Koninklijke Horeca Nederland (Dutch trade association for the hotel and catering industry or KHN) and State Secretary Teeven of ...

News item | 15-10-2012 | 10:28

In future, stolen mobile phones will be rendered unusable

As of next year, thieves who think that by stealing a mobile phone they will be able to call and send text messages for free will ...

News item | 12-10-2012 | 14:28

Minister Opstelten places digital spy hole to prevent senior citizens from being robbed

Today, Minister Opstelten placed a digital spy hole in a senior citizen apartment building in Hillesluis (Rotterdam). The digital ...

News item | 11-10-2012 | 10:24

Start of street robbery campaigns ‘Street Robbery is for Losers’ and ‘Caution, I’m on Guard’

Today, Mr Opstelten, the Dutch Minister of Security and Justice, and Commissioner of Police Paauw (Rotterdam-Rijnmond) gave the ...

News item | 09-10-2012 | 10:22