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Jobless eastern Europeans 'turn to petty crime'


Police are to carry out research to find out if Poles, Bulgarians and
Romanians are turning to petty crime and risk being over-represented in
the crime figures, news agency ANP reports on Wednesday.

'We want to find out how criminality is developing within this group
and who they are,' a spokesman for the national police chiefs'
association said.

For example, the research will investigate whether people who become
embroiled in crime in the Netherlands did so because they lost their
jobs or because they are members of criminal gangs.

The police chiefs were responding to claims in the AD
that police and council officials in the big

Added: Apr-23-2012 
By: gemini
Regional News
Tags: crime
Location: Netherlands (load item map)
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