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.
Renewing the system: the individual protection system
31-03-2023 | 16:45
In the wake of the murders of the brother, lawyer and confidential advisor of the key witness in the Marengo trial, the Dutch ...
Official visit of King and minister of Justice and Security to National Criminal Investigation Department
14-03-2023 | 14:45
On Tuesday 14 March, His Majesty the King joined Minister Yeşilgöz-Zegerius of Justice and Security on an official visit to the ...
National Police Unit to be reformed
30-06-2022 | 11:37
The National Police Unit is to be transformed into two separate units: one focusing on national operations and expertise and one ...