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.
Police collective labour agreement signed
28-06-2021 | 10:50
This year, police officers will receive a salary increase of 1.3% and a one-off payment of €750. In addition, agreements have ...
Use of force by investigating officers assessed in accordance with new legal framework
11-05-2021 | 09:46
The Dutch Criminal Code will be updated with a separate offence for investigating officers who are guilty of contravening the ...
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 ...