There is one national police force in the Netherlands, lead by one Commissioner. The force consists of ten Regional Units and one Central Unit, each with its own Chief Constable. The government wants to reduce police bureaucracy so that officers have more time for primary policing.
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Legislative proposal: more extensive screening of police officers
20-12-2017 | 15:27
A different approach to the screening of police officers should help to better ensure the integrity of the police force. The...
Police capacity to be reinforced
24-11-2017 | 11:47
Minister Grapperhaus (Justice and Security) intends to invest in the recruitment and training of new employees in order to...
Conclusion on evaluation of Police Act 2012: develop and improve further
16-11-2017 | 14:27
Several aspects of the Police Act 2012 must be revised in order to achieve a better balance between politics, authority and...