Het politievraagstuk anno 2021

Translated title of the contribution: The police question anno 2021

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An updated version of earlier reflections on the current requirements on policing. It suggests how to recalibrate Dutch policing, taking into account the views held in society and within the government about good police work and in view of the changed social need for policing. It is argued that that need has split into three: policing to protect bodies and property, to deal with disturbances in the functioning of society and government and to care for the living environment of citizens. It is argued how the organization of the National Police should respond to this threefold need.
Translated title of the contributionThe police question anno 2021
Original languageDutch
Title of host publicationIn naam der wat?
Subtitle of host publicationReflecties op politie en politiewerk
EditorsGuus Meershoek, Jan Nap, Luuk van Spijk
Place of PublicationDen Haag
PublisherBoom Criminologie
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)978-90-5189-162-1
ISBN (Print)978-94-6236-234-5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2021


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