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Police
Feb 21 '17 07:34

Last year the Dutch police again received more reports about disturbed people causing problems, the police confirmed to ANP. Nearly 75 thousand reports were received, compared to about 66 thousand in 2015. Since 2012 the number of reports about disturbed problem causers increased by an average of 14 percent per year.

"We have the impression that the severity of the incidents is increasing. This has an impact on the environment and requires a lot of police on the street", Amsterdam police chief Pieter-Jaap Allbersberg said to ANP.

Emergency services rescuing a mentally disturbed man from the freezing waters of Weerwater in Almere after he fall through the ice, 23 Jan 2017
Jan 24 '17 14:40

Emergency services in Almere responded en masse on Monday to rescue a seemingly mentally disturbed man who fell through the ice after walking a long distance on a lake in Almere Stad. Divers from the fire department pulled him from the water, the Telegraaf reports.

Eye witnesses told th newspaper that the man walked a long distance on the ice. When police officers called to him to come back to shore, he refused. The fire department and an air ambulance were called in.

A police officer aiming his service weapon
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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Aug 10 '16 13:20

Police officers fired several shots near Spijkenisse subway station on Tuesday while arrested a man waving a butcher knife about and shouting. The suspect was hit in the leg. No one else was injured, the police said in a statement.

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Aug 1 '16 10:02

The A4 towards Schiphol is currently closed down at the Nieuw-Sloten off-ramp near Amsterdam due to a suspicious situation involving a tour bus. Camera footage from traffic information service VID shows a tour bus standing still on the highway. A man stands in front of the bus with his hands up as a SWAT team approaches with guns drawn.

Jul 25 '16 15:30

The man arrested for stabbing another man to death on Jacob van Lennepstraat in Amsterdam on Monday morning, seemed to be mentally disturbed, a local resident who spoke to the man said to AT5.

Jun 27 '16 11:33

People with mental health problems in the Netherlands now also face waiting lists at doctor's officers, according to an annual survey by the national association for general practitioners LHV. 52 percent of doctors indicated that they have waiting lists because they have no time to help mental health patients immediately

Jun 24 '16 09:37

A mentally disturbed man committed suicide after causing an explosion in his home in Noordscheschut on Thursday night, the police said in a statement.

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