Hans de Vries
External PhD candidate
Hans de Vries is an external PhD candidate at the Graduate School of the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University. The working title 'De paradoxale relatie tussen politie en burgers'.
Hans de Vries is a police commissioner and he works as deputy national portfolio holder community policing at the National Police and he is involved in developing the area-based police in the Netherlands.
Hans is a lawyer and criminologist and an external PhD candidate at Leiden University. His research focuses on the relationship between police and civilians and, in particular, on the question to what extent the relationship between police and civilians contributes to the functioning of the police in the neighborhood, based on the perceptions of police officers.