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.
Strategy to resolve and monitor organisational problems within the Dutch Police Force
28-01-2021 | 08:50
The organisation of the Central Unit of the Dutch Police Force is in urgent need of improvement, and Minister Grapperhaus has ...
Understaffing and heavy workload still an issue for police
04-11-2020 | 07:42
The heavy workload currently being experienced by the police as a result of understaffing in area-based policing and the pressure ...
Coronavirus measures for protection and deployability of police officers
03-04-2020 | 10:39
The coronavirus crisis is having an immediate impact on the daily activities, safety and deployability of police officers. To ...