An American lawyer working at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague says she was the victim of racially motivated police brutality when she was arrested for jaywalking in the city earlier this week.
The Hague department of the National Police finished the investigation into five officers involved in the fatal arrest of Mitch Henriquez in Zuiderpark last year. The investigators concluded that four are guilty of serious dereliction of duty, the fifth of dereliction of duty
A 28-year-old police officer in The Hague was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of leaking information from police systems to third parties, the Public Prosecutor announced. The information leaked was not investigation details, according to the prosecutor.
The Hague police may have manipulated the results a study that concluded that there is no ethnic profiling in the police unit, according to Buro Jansen & Janssen based on their own research
The Hague Mayor Jozias van Aartsen admitted that there is racism in his city's police force. He said this on Wednesday during a debate in the City Council regarding the death of Aruban man Mitch Henriquez and the subsequent riots in Schilderswijk. Up until now, the Mayor has always denied the existence of racism in the police.
A Schilderswijk cop is being threatened after falsely being named the man the one responsible for Mitch Henriquez' death. Marius Blok told his story on the police website.
Aruban arrestee Mitch Henriquez likely died from a lack of oxygen. This was likely caused by the actions of police officers during his arrest on Saturday. Five police officers are suspected of involvement in Henriquez' death.