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Frank Paauw
Feb 22 '19 07:43

Rotterdam police chief Frank Paauw will succeed Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg as police chief in Amsterdam. The documents for Paauw's appointment are already at the Ministry of Justice and Security and only the final formalities are required, multiple sources at both the Rotterdam and Amsterdam police and the police's Central Works Council confirmed to Het Parool.

The expectation is that Paauw will start in Amsterdam in April, though that has not yet been confirmed.

Frank Paauw
Nov 14 '18 12:10

Current Rotterdam police chief Frank Paauw is the top candidate to succeed Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg as police chief in Amsterdam, well informed sources told Het Parool. Aalbersberg is stepping down as Amsterdam police chief to become the National Coordinator for Counter-terrorism and Security. 

Paauw has been chief of the Rotterdam Rijnmond police since 2010. Before that he was deputy chief at the Haaglanden department, where he started his career as a detective in 1986. 

Police and explosive experts at a sisha lounge on Jan Evertsenstraat where a hand grenade was found tied to the door of a sisha lounge, 1 Feb 2019
Nov 2 '18 08:07

The reason that hand grenades are increasingly used as threats in Amsterdam, is because they are cheap and relatively easy to come by, according to Amsterdam Police Chief Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg. The grenades regularly found in Amsterdam mainly come from Yugoslavia and Russia, and can be bought on the black market or dark web for as little as 5 to 20 euros each, he said to AT5. 

Gerard_Bouman
Dec 23 '15 07:34

A terrorist attack in the Netherlands is a question of when, not if, according to National Police Chief Gerard Bouman. "I am convinced that one is on the way", the departing police chief said

Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg
Sep 15 '15 13:50

The police have seized nearly as many firearms in Amsterdam so far this year, than over the whole of 2014.

Veterans MC
Sep 1 '15 09:26

Motorcycle club Veterans is in the court in Den Bosch on Tuesday to demand that National Police Chief Gerard Bouman be prosecuted for wrongly labeling the club as a criminal organization.

Apr 28 '15 14:24

Rotterdam's approach to high impact crimes, crimes that have a major impact on their victims' lives, is proving to be effective. Both the number these crimes, such as robberies and burglaries, and the number of repeat offenses showed a significant decrease in 2014.

Amsterdam police
Apr 2 '15 18:23

The police unions have handed Justice Minister Ard van der Steur an ultimatum to come up with a better collective proposal than the last offer from former Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten, the police union Nederlandse Politiebond wrote in a statement. The new Justice Minister has until April 13th to respond, after which "tougher actions" can be expected from police personnel.

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Mar 24 '15 14:48

The Dutch police is not at all able to combat serious crime effectively, according to former detective Michiel Princen. He says that there is "a lack of intelligence" in the detective force, NRC reports.

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Feb 6 '15 11:00

Police Chief Gerard Bouman is positive about the Cabinet's decision to had some of the police's security tasks over to the Koninklijke Marechaussee (Royal Military Police), the police write on their website.

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Oct 17 '13 03:06

Officers in the Hague Schilderswijk use disproportionate violence against foreigners, state victims and former police to Omroep West.

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