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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

Outcome of the negotiations on the police’s Collective Labour Agreement

Today Minister van der Steur and the police unions arrived at an outcome for the negotiations for a new Collective Labour ...

News item | 17-12-2015 | 13:29

Van den Berg Nominated as the Chief of Police of the Central Unit of the National Police

Minister Van der Steur of Security and Justice has nominated Ms J. A. (Jannine) van den Berg for the appointment to chief of ...

News item | 21-10-2015 | 11:14

First report from the 2012 Police Act (Politiewet 2012) Evaluation Commission

Today the 2012 Police Act (Politiewet 2012) Evaluation Commission presented its first report to Minister Van der Steur (Security ...

News item | 28-09-2015 | 11:28

Investigator for police's collective labour agreement

Minister Van der Steur (Security and Justice) has agreed with the police trade unions to appoint Mr Hans Borstlap as the ...

News item | 23-09-2015 | 11:51

Recalibrating our National Police: more realism

Our National Police is getting more time. There will be a better focus on the arrangement of operational management. The police ...

News item | 31-08-2015 | 12:18

Opstelten: police academy to be repositioned

The training offered by the Police Academy is to be matched more closely to the wishes of the profession. This will mean that the ...

News item | 20-01-2015 | 12:25

New tender for the supply of police vehicles

The national police force is launching a new tender for the supply of police vehicles. The new tender process is expected to take ...

News item | 19-09-2014 | 12:02

Minister Opstelten and State Secretary pursue security policy with vigour

In 2015 Minister Opstelten and State Secretary Teeven will continue their work on implementing the measures that were taken in ...

News item | 16-09-2014 | 15:15

Government: right to a lawyer during police questioning

The police will soon be required to ensure that suspects placed under arrest can request the assistance of a lawyer during police ...

News item | 12-09-2014 | 10:18