Government theme Crime and crime preventionThe government wants to reduce crime – from drug dealing, human trafficking and cyber crime to real estate fraud and bicycle theft – by a quarter. It will ensure, for example, that the police, municipalities and intelligence services can quickly exchange descriptions of offenders, fingerprints and car registration numbers.
This theme contains new, documents and publications on de the Dutch crime policy.
European sourcebook of crime an criminal justiceThe first European Sourcebook project started in 1996. In that year the Council of Europe established a committee to prepare a compendium of crime and criminal justice data for its member states. Information was collected from 36 European countries covering the period 1990 to 1996. Two more editions appeared in 2003 and 2006 covering the years 1995-2000 and 2000-2003. A fourth edition has appeared in 2009. The fifth edition appeared in september 2014.