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Jul 24 '17 14:50

The police in Badhoevedorp shot a man with a knife twice in the leg while arresting him at around 1:30 a.m. on Monday, the police said in a statement.

Police officers confronted the 29-year-old man, with no permanent address, on Nieuwemeerdijk. He came walking towards them with the knife in his hand. The man ignored verbal commands to stop, pepper spray and a warning shot. The police were only able to overpower him after a second shot to his leg.

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Jun 8 '17 07:56

The police shot a knife waving man in the leg on Vredensestraat in Winterswijk on Wednesday afternoon. He sustained minor injuries and was treated in hospital before being arrested. Witnesses report hearing 10 shots fired, the Gelderlander reports.

The man has been in contact with the police in the past. Several police officers responded to a report of him threatening to stab someone in a pharmacy on the street at around 1:00 p.m. "Officers tried to disable the man with pepper spray, but due to the extreme wind, it had no affect", the police said in a statement. 

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May 17 '17 08:45

The police shot a seemingly disturbed man in the leg while arresting him in Capelle aan den IJssel on Tuesday night. The man was standing naked on a flat balcony on Reviusrondeel, shouting and throwing beer cans and other items to the ground, the police said in a statement.

Officers responded to Reviusrondeel around 10:00 p.m. after receiving reports of the naked man. At the scene the officers soon realized that the man could not be reasoned with. Trying to speak with him only resulted in the man pelting the police with beer cans and other items.

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May 3 '17 15:20

A police officer who shot a knife-wielding suspect on Hoofdstraat in Apeldoorn on Christmas Eve, will not be prosecuted. The Public Prosecutor concluded that the officer's actions were justified, following an investigation by the Rijksrecherche - the department that handles internal investigations at the police, De Stentor reports.

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Apr 21 '17 07:46

A video surfaced of police officers shooting a man in the leg on Hobbemaplein in The Hague. The police confirmed that it involves an incident on the square on April 12th, AD reports.

According to the police, the man was waving a knife and would not listen to police officers' instructions to drop the weapon. A warning shot was fired. When the man still refused to listen to the police, the officers decided to shoot him in the leg.

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Feb 14 '17 10:55

Gerard Bouman guaranteed eight police officers their jobs even if they were convicted of a crime, Minister Stef Blok of Security and Justice wrote to parliament on Monday.

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Dec 12 '16 07:41

A 52-year-old man from IJmuiden was stabbed to death at a company in the city on Sunday morning A 55-year-old man was arrested as suspect later on Sunday, after being shot in the leg by the police.

The suspect fled the scene of the stabbing on Ruyterstraat in the Zeeheldenbuurt, the police said in a statement. The police released his description - blood covered man around the age of 30 carrying a shopping bag - on Burgernet. The man was spotted in Driehuis later that afternoon.

Dec 12 '16 07:18

The police shot and injured a man after a fire in an apartment building in Zwolle on Monday morning. He was taken to hospital with injuries in his leg, according to De Stentor.

The fire started in the apartment building on Van der Laenstraat around 2:30 a.m. on Monday. The building was evacuated. After the fire was extinguished and the fire department started cleaning up, several shots were fired.

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Dec 7 '16 14:45

The court in Den Bosch acquitted police officer Ronald V. on appeal for shooting an innocent passenger in a getaway car in 2013. When the case was first tried, the Kerkrade police officer was found guilty of manslaughter and AD reports.

V., his family and many colleagues were in court to hear the verdict.

Amesterdam Politie
Nov 15 '16 15:55

The Public Prosecutor demanded 100 hours of community service in the Amsterdam court on Tuesday against a police officer who shot then 28-year-old Marvin Gabier in the leg in Amsterdam Zuidoost in 2014, Het Parool reports.

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Oct 10 '16 09:14

A police officer shot an 18-year-old man in 's-Gravenzande on Saturday while arresting him for waving around a samurai sword on the street, the police said in a statement on Sunday.

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Oct 4 '16 13:30

Rotterdam police officer Deddy S. was convicted of attempted manslaughter by the court in The Hague on Monday. He was sentenced to one month in prison and 240 hours of community service for shooting a motorist in the back

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Sep 26 '16 10:39

The Rotterdam police shot one man during a car chase in the city on Saturday. He was arrested and taken to the hospital. A second suspect is still being sought, the police said in a statement.

Sep 26 '16 08:21

A car chase followed by a shootout with the police ended in three suspects injured by police bullets in Weert on Sunday. A total of four suspects were arrested, the police said in a statement on their website.

Sep 16 '16 15:40

The police shot a man in his leg in a parking lot on Van Kleffenslaan in Heereveen on Thursday after he threatened bystanders with a knife, a police spokesperson said to the Telegraaf.

According to the spokesperson, the man refused to follow officers' instructions, even after several warning shots were fired. He was then shot in the leg.

The man was arrested and taken to hospital for treatment. He is not in any life-threatening danger.

Why the man was threatening bystanders with a knife is unclear.

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Sep 9 '16 07:46

The 23-year-old man that was shot by the Amsterdam police on Wednesday after he threatened them with a knife, passed away in hospital, the Public Prosecutor confirmed to AT5.

Sep 8 '16 09:27

Police officers shot a man in an Amsterdam home on Wednesday after the man pulled a knife on the officers, the police said in a statement. He was taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

Aug 4 '16 08:03

A police officer shot a man in the leg in Noordwijkerhout, Zuid-Holland during the early hours of Thursday morning. According to a spokesperson for the police, the officer acted in self defense - the man was trying to strangle him at the time

Jul 26 '16 12:10

A 40-year-old man from Leiden was injured when the police fired shots while arresting him on Monday night. He was taken to a hospital for treatment, the police said in a statement.

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Jun 1 '16 08:00

No weapon was found with the man killed by a police bullet in the Prinses Beatrixpark in Schiedam on Monday, the Public Prosecutor said in a statement on Tuesday. The Rotterdam police and the Rijksrecherche, the department that handles internal police investigations, are investigating the incident.

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May 31 '16 07:35

A suspected robber was killed by a police bullet in the Prinses Beatrixpark in Schiedam on Monday night, the police said in a statement. He was shot during the arrest and died at the scene.

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Apr 14 '16 10:34

A 41-year-old man was injured in a police-involves shooting in Breda on Wednesday. The shooting happened in a home on Pietersberg while a SWAT team was arresting the man as part of a criminal investigation, according to the police.

Apr 11 '16 08:08

A man suspected of committing domestic violence was injured while being arrested in Tiel during the early hours of Sunday morning. He was hit in the buttock by a police bullet.

Mar 17 '16 08:46

The police gunned down a man after he attacked them with a knife in the Noord-Holland town of De Kwakel on Thursday morning. He died at the scene.

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