Contract killings in the Netherlands - Jv, 2017, nr. 5
In recent years several contract killings in the Netherlands have caused major concern and indignation because of the extreme use of heave fire arms and the fact that these killings occurred in plain daylight and in public space, putting at risk the lives of innocent bystanders. This issue focuses on the victims of contract killings. Who are they and what is the background of these murders? Also the approach of the police and criminal justice authorities towards contract killing is dealt with in this issue. It turns out that new technological developments have led to a process of professionalization in the phase of preparing a contract killing.