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Minister Grapperhaus to 'reduce administrative burden of investigations'

Minister of Justice and Security Grapperhaus has announced plans to tackle the administrative burdens that impede police ...

News item | 12-03-2018 | 08:54

Legislative proposal: more extensive screening of police officers

A different approach to the screening of police officers should help to better ensure the integrity of the police force. The core ...

News item | 20-12-2017 | 15:27

Police capacity to be reinforced

Minister Grapperhaus (Justice and Security) intends to invest in the recruitment and training of new employees in order to ...

News item | 24-11-2017 | 11:47

Conclusion on evaluation of Police Act 2012: develop and improve further

Several aspects of the Police Act 2012 must be revised in order to achieve a better balance between politics, authority and ...

News item | 16-11-2017 | 14:27

Minister, national chief constable and national police force adviser Welten reach agreement on pay

Minister of Security and Justice Stef Blok, Chief Constable Erik Akerboom and police force adviser Bernard Welten have reached an ...

News item | 28-09-2017 | 11:31

Police to be given additional powers in missing persons enquiries

In order to speed up investigations for missing persons, the police will soon able to request information that may contain clues ...

News item | 19-07-2017 | 11:05

Wil van Gemert candidate for Executive Director of Europol

Minister Blok of Security and Justice firmly supports the candidacy and has shared his view in a letter to fellow European ...

News item | 18-07-2017 | 10:20

Bill sent to House of Representatives: special position of investigating officers in criminal law

Police officers will no longer automatically be considered a suspect during an investigation into use of force. From now on, the ...

News item | 23-12-2016 | 11:05

Leonard Kok in national police force management team

Minister Van der Steur of Security and Justice has nominated Mr Leonard Kok for appointment to the national police force ...

News item | 26-05-2016 | 11:45

Police officers no longer automatic suspects after using force

Police officers will no longer automatically be labelled as suspects during inquiries into the use of force. A factual ...

News item | 03-05-2016 | 19:55