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New Gun for Dutch Police

Following an extensive tendering procedure Minister of Security and Justice Opstelten has announced the intended contract award ...

News item | 27-01-2011 | 13:43

Growing Burgernet Enhances the Safety of Citizens

As at mid-January 2011 the Burgernet network, a joint initiative of citizens, municipal authorities and the police to enhance the ...

News item | 20-01-2011 | 13:56

Nico Laagland programme director of the Organised Crime Taskforce

The Organised Crime Taskforce in Noord-Brabant has appointed Nico Laagland as programme director. In the next two years, Laagland ...

News item | 11-01-2011 | 14:08

Respect, appreciation and authority for the police

Minister of Security and Justice Opstelten, together with mayor Faber (on behalf of the Council of Police Force Managers), Mr ...

News item | 21-12-2010 | 14:51

Opstelten: more expertise and decisiveness

The current 26 police forces will disappear and there will be one national police force under the responsibility of the Minister ...

News item | 14-12-2010 | 15:37

Simone Steendijk appointed as Chief Constable of the Brabant Zuid-Oost police force

Ms S.J. (Simone) Steendijk (aged 43) is appointed as Chief Constable of the Brabant Zuid-Oost regional police force effective as ...

News item | 13-12-2010 | 15:41

Fight against organised crime in Brabant intensified

The administrative and judicial fight against organised crime in Brabant is being intensified, with immediate effect. A Task ...

News item | 02-12-2010 | 15:50

Investigators see a clear link between a lawyer advising his client prior to police questioning and his presence during the interrogation

The experiment of having lawyers attend police interrogations of suspects has been successful. For two years the police and the ...

News item | 16-11-2010 | 16:41

Opstelten: offensive against police bureaucracy

Minister Opstelten (Security and Justice) is launching an offensive against police bureaucracy. He intends to reduce the ...

News item | 11-11-2010 | 16:53

Vigilance and alertness during large-scale events

Minister Opstelten (Security and Justice) wants municipalities, the police and the Public Prosecution Service to structurally ...

News item | 10-11-2010 | 16:56