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Police collective labour agreement signed

This year, police officers will receive a salary increase of 1.3% and a one-off payment of €750. In addition, agreements have ...

News item | 28-06-2021 | 10:50

Use of force by investigating officers assessed in accordance with new legal framework

The Dutch Criminal Code will be updated with a separate offence for investigating officers who are guilty of contravening the ...

News item | 11-05-2021 | 09:46

Strategy to resolve and monitor organisational problems within the Dutch Police Force

The organisation of the Central Unit of the Dutch Police Force is in urgent need of improvement, and Minister Grapperhaus has ...

News item | 28-01-2021 | 08:50

Understaffing and heavy workload still an issue for police

The heavy workload currently being experienced by the police as a result of understaffing in area-based policing and the pressure ...

News item | 04-11-2020 | 07:42

Coronavirus measures for protection and deployability of police officers

The coronavirus crisis is having an immediate impact on the daily activities, safety and deployability of police officers. To ...

News item | 03-04-2020 | 10:39

Introduction of electroshock weapons

The police will be equipped with electroshock weapons. This proposal by Minister of Justice and Security Ferdinand Grapperhaus ...

News item | 15-11-2019 | 10:34

172 officers to become available in Amsterdam thanks to more efficient police custody care

The police custody care in Amsterdam will be centralised from three locations to one site at the Schiphol Detention Centre. This ...

News item | 14-03-2019 | 12:00

€91 million to boost deployability of police officers

The police is receiving a one-off sum of €91 million to boost the deployability of its officers. This is necessary because in the ...

News item | 12-11-2018 | 15:25

New police collective labour agreement signed

Over the next few years, police officers are set to receive a salary increase of 8% and two gross payments of €400. These ...

News item | 01-11-2018 | 10:01

Minister Grapperhaus presents long-term plan for police investments

'Reinforcing and renewing the police force on the beat and online' Better detection, improved ICT support, and more digital ...

News item | 15-06-2018 | 16:30