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More prison detainees in 2021
In 2021, the number of people held in detention rose on the previous year. However, it declined when observed a longer period. This is evident from new figures released by Statistics Netherlands...
Understanding sentences via sentence embeddings
In this paper we propose a novel algorithm WordGraph2Vec (WG2Vec) to analyse text data. WG2Vec combines two aspects of natural language processing: language models and word embeddings.
Someone forced to spend time in a Dutch penitentiary, such as a detention centre or jail, either awaiting a court case or serving a prison sentence or a measure passed by a judge, or awaiting...
Joinder ad informandum
Joining one criminal case without charges with another case by the public prosecutor so that the judge can take the two cases into consideration in determining the sentence.
Detained under a hospital order
Measure in criminal justice where the judge orders that a crime suspect who has mental or physical problems must be treated or counselled or nursed in an appropriate facility outside the prison...
Status of detainees
Administrative typology of detainees in a penitentiary by type of detention. This is determined by the phase in the legal process (for instance: detention on remand, convict) the type of sentence...
There are two types of detention: imprisonment for a maximum of one year and four months that is less severe than a jail sentence, usually the time is spent in a detention centre. The other is...
Penitentiary for imprisonment of several types of offenders: People in detention on remand who must await their trial in detention, people serving a short jail sentence, several special legal cases...
Dutch government spends more on prisons and judicial procedures
Dutch government spending on public order and security amounted to 11.3 billion euro in 2007. This is 6 percent more than in 2006.