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Results 2017: Significant increase in anonymous tips regarding hard drugs production and trade

In 2017, Meld Misdaad Anoniem (M.) received a record number of 4,019 tips (+20%) regarding hard drugs. Over the past few years, the number of tips regarding the production of and trade in harddrugs has increased continuously and consistently. Thanks to these tips, last year large quantities of cocaine were intercepted, drug labs were dismantled and street trade was tackled. In addition, the number of tips regarding financial-economical offenses and football violence increased in 2017. In total, ...

Results 2016: Violent crimes reported more frequently through Meld Misdaad Anoniem

In 2016, Meld Misdaad Anoniem (Report on Crime Anonymously) saw a strong increase in the number of tips regarding burglaries (+26%), hold ups (+25%) and violence (+11%). These types of crimes cause a great deal of outrage due to their significant impact on victims’ lives. These crimes could happen to anyone and this encourages the community to share information regarding the perpetrators through M. As per previous years, the total number of tips increased again last year: M. passed on 16,900 t...