The Koninklijke Marechaussee - a Dutch policing force that works as a branch of the military - regularly performs border controls that fall outside their jurisdiction. The Marechaussee carries out checks that are actually the responsibility of the National Police, according to research done by Professor Maartje van der Woude of the University of Leiden
The intensive approach to drug crimes int south of the Netherlands is delivering so many results that the Netherlands Forensic Institute can't keep up with investigating all the trace evidence collected.
Police in Arnhem executed several home raids in Arnhem Thursday morning, in a search for possible drug trade. This was done due to a request from foreign authorities. Police will not disclose which country the request came from.