The CDA wants to be harsher towards criminals in the Netherlands, party leader Sybrand Buma said on Friday. For one thing, the Christian Democratic party wants repeat offenders to have their punishments doubled
One of the two Limburg police officer arrested on corruption charges in August sold a couple of police uniforms and a police radio signed into the internal police communication system C2000 to criminals
The municipality of Rotterdam will soon keep antisocial, criminal or radicalized people from living in disadvantaged neighborhoods based on police data. This is in an effort to improve the quality of life in these areas
The decapitated body and severed head found in diferent parts of Amsterdam this week, belong to 23-year-old Amsterdam resident Nabil Amzieb. He had previous run-ins with the law and was known to the police
Criminals make use of a device to keep track of the emergency services' secure communications system C2000. The device shows them exactly how far away emergency service vehicles are from where they plan to commit a crime, according to the Telegraaf.
The fiscal intelligence and investigation service FIOD will soon have the capability of tapping prepaid cellphones themselves. Prepaid phones are widely used by criminals as so-called "burner phones" as they are anonymous and therefore harder to tap.
According to the Amsterdam police, it is easier for criminals to come by automatic weapons since the borders within the European Union were opened and the "structures of the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and Balkans" fell away.
The girlfriend of a criminal who plays a major role in the Amsterdam underworld was shot and killed in Amstelveen yesterday morning. H. is a suspected ringleader of the organization around the late Gwenette Martha. He has been in hiding for a while for fear of an attempt on his life. The police can not confirm the identity of the victim, but did confirm that the execution is probably linked to the ongoing feud in the underworld. The victim was shot several times at around 08:30 a.m. on Beeckestijn in Amstelveen. Attempts to resuscitate her failed.
On Wednesday morning around 01:00 a.m. the police arrested three teenagers for stealing a car.
Two hard criminals convicted or murder and rape, escaped the SDKK prison in Willemstad, Curaçao, on Thursday. They overpowered, abused and subsequently bound two guards before making a run for it.
Ajax fans have been threatening the management and the staff members of the football club for years, according to independent research from the Volkskrant. The paper reveals that 16 people who are or were tied to Ajax spoke of a culture of intimidation created by fans of the F-side, which is the old hard core, and VAK 410, the new hard core. Most threats are not reported to the police.
According to figures from the Ministry of Security and Justice, there are more guards and support staff than actual criminals in prisons in The Netherlands.
The Dutch Bonnie & Clyde, Antonio van der P. and Enise B., who were center stage last month in a wild police chase fom Dutch as well as German authorities are now embroiled in a new kidnapping case.
The completely anonymous use of the Internet makes it almost impossible to address child pornography. Making and using child pornography is therefore a risk-free crime, according to Troels Oerting, head of European cyber crime of the European police organization Europol.
The former luxury brothel Yab Yum in Amsterdam may not again become a sex club. An application for a permit was rejected by Mayor Eberhard van der Laan.
A latest study found that psychopaths are actually capable of emphasizing by determinedly switching it on.