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Minister Opstelten wants to make drug or alcohol testing possible in cases of violence

In future, people suspected of violent crime will be obliged to cooperate in an investigation to establish whether they have used ...

News item | 17-08-2012 | 16:10

Minister Opstelten paints first Safety Spot

Minister Opstelten of Security and Justice took the first Safety Spot into use on 15 August in the Tuinzigt Shopping Centre in ...

News item | 16-08-2012 | 12:48

Minister Opstelten visits special investigating shop officer pilot in Roermond

Minister Opstelten today visits the municipality of Roermond to speak about the introduction of special investigating shop ...

News item | 16-08-2012 | 12:46

NCSC and partners combat Dorifel and related networks

For several days now, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has been fighting the Dorifel virus, the related malware and the ...

News item | 14-08-2012 | 10:45

State Secretary Teeven wants to lease Tilburg prison to Belgium for longer

State Secretary Teeven (Security and Justice) wants to lease the penitentiary institution (PI) in Tilburg to Belgium for one more ...

News item | 27-07-2012 | 11:43

Make greater use of security cameras during investigations

It must become possible to use images from security cameras of private individuals and companies more efficiently, in order to ...

News item | 23-07-2012 | 11:06

Mandatory identification when purchasing metal for cash

The government intends to introduce an obligation to prove one's identity when purchasing or selling metal for cash. This measure ...

News item | 23-07-2012 | 11:02

Government-wide measures to combat circulation of illegal money

Confiscate and Cut off: that is the approach that the Dutch government has in mind for its nation-wide measures to combat the ...

News item | 13-07-2012 | 14:39

Cabinet enhances its policy to tackle identity fraud

Cabinet intends to take legal measures to get a better grip on identity fraud. In the future, it will be a criminal offence to ...

News item | 16-09-2011 | 17:25

Minimum punishment for repetition of serious crimes

Criminals will receive heavier punishments if, within ten years, they reoffend by committing a crime which has serious ...

News item | 16-09-2011 | 17:13