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Feb 24 '15 13:58

Police officers often dismiss witnesses who remember additional information at a second or third questioning as unreliable, while the information may be correct. This is according to a study done by Alana Krix, who received her doctorate on police interviews.

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Feb 24 '15 13:28

The police discovered an illegal brothel on an industrial estate in Waspik. The brothel was found through advertisements on the internet.

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Feb 24 '15 12:18

A threatening letter caused a short evacuation of the Amstelveen city hall this morning, BNR reports

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Feb 24 '15 12:11

The police are currently removing De Nieuwe Universiteit protesters from the University of Amsterdam, AD reports.

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Feb 24 '15 10:36

Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice announced in a letter to the Tweede Kamer (lower house of parliament) which police stations will remain open in the future, NOS reports. In December the Minister announced that about 200 of the 400 stations will close.

Feb 24 '15 08:44

The police, municipalities and judiciary will soon be tackling grow shops that sell things needed for illegal cannabis growing, the Volkskrant reports.

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Feb 23 '15 14:06

The Belgian police have arrested three suspects in connection with the ING ATM bombing in the Moerwijk shopping center in Breda Monday morning and the subsequent shootout with police in Belgium. According to the police, a great deal of damage was done to the building where the cash machine was located, but the perpetrators did not make off with any money.

Feb 23 '15 13:02

The police arrested four debit card fraudsters in The Hague on Saturday around 11:15 a.m. The four were trying to sneak a peak while a customer entered a pin code and then steal the card, the police reports.

Feb 23 '15 12:10

The police arrested three suspects on suspicion of involvement in a stabbing incident at a campsite in Ter Aar on Saturday. The suspects are believed to be from Poland.

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Feb 23 '15 10:41

There were several incidents of taxi drivers running UberPop drivers off the road in The Hague on Friday night and Saturday morning, AT5 reports.

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Feb 23 '15 10:06

A manhunt is underway in Oud-Turnhout in Belgium. The police are looking for heavily armed criminals who committed an ATM bombing on an ING Bank in the Moerwijk shopping center in Breda, Omroep Brabant reports. It is not clear whether the perpetrators managed to get away with any money. 

The Belgian police confirmed that the perpetrators fled to Belgium after the bombing and fired shots at the police with a Kalashnikov during there flight. They would not give the newspaper any further details. Belgian media reports that there are two perpetrators.

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Feb 23 '15 07:53

The body of the 21 year old Mariska Peters from Nijmegen was found in the Hatertse Vennen yesterday morning, the police confirmed last night. She had been missing for two weeks. The police could not yet say anything about the circumstances of her death.

Feb 22 '15 12:31

Residents in Rome are planning a sit-in protest at the Dutch embassy there on Tuesday. The protest is in response to the damage caused to the Piazza di Spagna and other historic sites after rioting took place there.

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Feb 22 '15 11:38

Two men wanted in connection with the September murder of a 29-year-old in Rotterdam are still at large months later, police revealed last week. Cengiz Akin, 33, and Ugur Demir, 20, both from Rotterdam, were revealed as the prime suspects in the case.

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Feb 21 '15 20:07

The public prosecutor's office in Rotterdam is leading a team of police investigators to find more people responsible for the riots that took place earlier this week in Rome. Police in Italy arrested at least 33 suspects, all of whom are supporters of Rotterdam football club Feyenoord.

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Feb 20 '15 16:20

The number of people arrested for suspicion of human trafficking in the Netherlands has risen by almost 25 percent from 2013, according to figures released by the Ministry of Security and Justice on Friday.

Feb 20 '15 14:28

The police have put out a warning of an unknown man calling people in The Hague and telling them that their loved ones have died. The man poses as a police officer.

Feb 20 '15 13:27

The police arrested four men on the Houtmankade in Amsterdam this morning on suspicion of defrauding tourists. The police came onto these men's trail after receiving several reports from tourists.

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Feb 20 '15 12:09

The police arrested two men suspected of car theft in Voorschoten on Wednesday. An officer had to haul one of the suspects out of a garbage bin.

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Feb 20 '15 11:52

A 59 year old woman died in her house on Iepenlaan in Heemstede on Wednesday night, presumably as a result of violence.

Feb 20 '15 11:37

The bombing of an ATM on Hoofdstraat in Kerkrade led to a building evacuation early on Thursday Morning.

Feb 20 '15 11:23

The psychiatric prisoner who escaped during supervised leave yesterday, has been captured, 1Limburg reports. He is a patient in the Forensic Psychiatric Center De Rooyse Wissel in Oostrum.

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Feb 19 '15 13:35

Police officers arrested a 42 year old man on Tuesday. He is suspected of stealing mailbags to get credit cards.

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Feb 19 '15 12:01

The Supervisory Board of the Stichting Primair Onderwijz (Foundation Primary Education) in Zundert (Spoz) are going to the police today to press charges of embezzlement against its director, the Volkskrant reports.

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