The Dutch Barrier Model

The Dutch barrier model focuses on car theft and auto parts theft by criminal groups, consisting of eight steps. The model includes an additional step, Preparation, covering the identification of a suitable target by offenders. In the context of car and auto parts theft in the Netherlands, perpetrators exhibit motives beyond financial gain, displaying high levels of professionalism and specialisation.

Click the “+” symbol for more information on each step. Explore the detailed insights in our report to learn more about the barrier model.