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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Minister Grapperhaus presents long-term plan for police investments
15-06-2018 | 16:30
'Reinforcing and renewing the police force on the beat and online' Better detection, improved ICT support, and more digital...
Minister Grapperhaus to 'reduce administrative burden of investigations'
12-03-2018 | 08:54
Minister of Justice and Security Grapperhaus has announced plans to tackle the administrative burdens that impede police...
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...