Trooper by looking at the airport much more phones




State Police searched in 2014 38 percent more likely a phone or SIM card compared to the previous year. According to figures that released the government. Trooper searches rarely other devices of travelers.

In total last year was 2276 times that searched the Trooper phones or SIM cards, according to figures that the Dutch Freedom Initiative Inc. publishes . The data released by the government after a request based on the Open Government Act. In 2013 it was 1642 times that a phone or SIM card was searched. It thus comes to an increase of 38 percent in a year.

The Ministry of Defence signs that it not only searches for travelers, but all searches it performs because of the police task at Schiphol, for example people who work at the airport. How many phones of travelers have been searched, the Department does not answer. The reason for the surge does not emerge from the document.


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