“Urban Jungle At Night”: Amsterdam Police Powerless To Stop Late-Night Mayhem

“Urban Jungle At Night”: Amsterdam Police Powerless To Stop Late-Night Mayhem

“Urban Jungle At Night”: Amsterdam Police Powerless To Stop Late-Night Mayhem 

“Scooters race against traffic or through pedestrian areas. There is shouting, thefts, and poo on the streets. There is violence.” -Arre Zuurmond

After turning a blind eye to rampant drug use and out-of-control tourists, Amsterdam’s Red Light District hs become an “urban jungle at night,” according to city ombudsman Arre Zuurmond.

“The city center becomes an urban jungle at night,” Zuurmond told Dutch newspaper Trouw, adding “Criminal money flourishes, authority no longer exists and the police can no longer handle this situation.”

Tasked with investigating mayhem in the Red Light District, Zuurmond set up three CCTV cameras in the middle of bustling Leidseplein square, located in the southwestern part of the city center, and was shocked at what was recorded

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“Urban Jungle At Night”: Amsterdam Police Powerless To Stop Late-Night Mayhem 

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