The Dutch government wants prisoners to contribute to the cost of their own imprisonment: 16 Euros per day spent in prison. What has not been addressed in the debate so far, is that offenders are not equally likely to be sentenced to prison.
Juvenile justice policies in the United States often explicitly address the issue of overrepresentation of ethnic minority youth in juvenile detention centers. Should we move towards official acknowledgement of this issue in Dutch juvenile justice as well?
Media attention for crime is increasing even when crime figures are falling. Should we be concerned?