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Deaths; murder and manslaughter, crime scene in The Netherlands, 1996-2018
Persons died as a result of murder or manslaughter by location and method crime scene located in the Netherlands (residents or non-residents)
Police investigation more expensive, fewer crimes solved
The police spent more than 2.4 billion euro in 2009 on investigation activities, i.e. an increase by 12 percent relative to 2005. The police registered a 7 percent increase in offences from 2005, but...
Most crimes not reported to the police
Most crimes experienced by the Dutch population are not reported to the police. Victims report only about a third of offences to the police and only a quarter are actually officially recorded.
People in the south of the Netherlands more active in crime prevention
Residents of the south part of the Netherlands are more active in crime prevention than people living elsewhere. They look better after their possessions and their homes are better protected. People...
Crime victims feel unsafe for a long time
Victims of frequently occurring crimes feel less safe than non-victims for a number of years. Victims also avoid unsafe locations more than non-victims. In addition, more of them think they will be a...
Number of crime victims stable, more cases of vandalism
Last year, the Dutch population aged 15 years and older faced 6.3 million offences, an increase by 0.4 million relative to the preceding year.