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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...

Record number of anonymous tips on hard drugs

2015 saw a significant increase in reports regarding hard drugs to Meld Misdaad Anoniem (M.). The number of reports regarding production, smuggling and dealing of these drugs increased by 14%, to 3,120. Never before was the number of these reports this high. Overall, tipsters passed on a total of 16,400 tips through the anonymous reporting hotline. This is an increase of four percent compared to the previous year. Due to the valuable information reported, to date 1,900 suspects have been traced ...