Many suspects also victims
Persons suspected of criminal activities one and a half times as often fall victim to criminal offences as people who have never been suspected of criminal activities.
Spending on security growing faster than GDP
Spending on security governance in the Netherlands rose by more than 6 percent per year on average in the period 2002-2008. This was nearly one and a half times the growth rate of the gross domestic...
1 in 10 crime suspects is a foreigner without fixed abode
In 2013 nearly one in five registered crime suspects was a foreigner. Over half of this group, one in ten crime suspects, had no fixed abode within the Netherlands. They were tourists, seasonal...
Murders up again in large cities
In 2007, 164 people were murdered in the Netherlands, five more than in 2006. This has put a stop to the recent decrease in the annual number of murder victims.
Fewer young crime suspects
In 2012, 66 thousand young people in the age category 12-24 were arrested on suspicion of having committed at least one criminal offence, i.e. a reduction by nearly one third relative to 2007. The...