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Amended Public Administration (Probity Screening) Act to come into force

The amendment to the Public Administration (Probity Screening) Act (Wet Bibob) is set to take effect on 1 August 2020, which will ...

News item | 22-07-2020 | 12:13

Authorities can more easily tip each other off regarding criminal activities

Municipalities, provinces and the central government will soon be able to more quickly and efficiently inform each other when ...

News item | 19-12-2019 | 07:00

Government working on a more effective juvenile crime strategy

Although juvenile crime continues to decrease, recidivism among young people is increasing, with over a third of convicted ...

News item | 28-06-2019 | 12:31

Resolute concerted approach to combating outlaw motorcycle gangs

The 2018 Progress Report on Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs shows that a resolute concerted effort is being made to tackle outlaw ...

News item | 27-06-2019 | 08:31

Threat level remains at 4, situation convoluted

The threat situation in the Netherlands was convoluted in the past year, due partly to the threat of a complex planned attack ...

News item | 26-02-2019 | 10:49

Report Crime Anonymously anti-crime campaign in the Port of Moerdijk

In the presence of Ferdinand Grapperhaus, the Minister for Justice and Security, the Moerdijk municipal authorities on Tuesday ...

News item | 11-12-2018 | 09:48

Resource pooling in the fight against mobile gangs

Dutch Retail Association, police and Public Prosecution Service share information to combat organised crime Minister Ferdinand ...

News item | 29-08-2018 | 10:00

DNA sample of suspect with unknown address to possibly be taken earlier

Minister Grapperhaus of Security and Justice is making preparations for the possible earlier collection of DNA material from ...

News item | 02-07-2018 | 20:43

Targeted approach to high-impact crimes lowers recidivism

A report by the Research and Documentation Centre (WODC) reveals a notable decline in recidivism rates among perpetrators of ...

News item | 14-03-2018 | 10:50

Expansion of stepfamily’s right to speak

The stepfamilies of victims will be granted the right to speak at the proceedings. Minister van der Steur stated the above in a ...

News item | 24-12-2016 | 09:00