Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Major Shortage of Personnel at National Detective Service

Ruud Bik, head of the national police force (KLPD) said that one cannot fight organized crime efficiently due to the shortage of detective staff. Out of 960 positions, 150 are presently vacant. Twenty percent of the personnel leave every year, with few replacements coming in. Bik added that the problem is the low salaries of detectives.

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