Is a ban on outlaw motorcycle clubs effective?

3 March 2017

In Germany, various chapters of outlaw motorcycle gangs have been prohibited over the last decades. The Netherlands are currently working on a case to effectuate a ban. However, the effectiveness of a ban to tackle (organised) outlaw biker crime remains to be seen. This blog is only available in Dutch.

Kim Geurtjens

Kim Geurtjens is currently working as a PhD researcher at the Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross border cooperation and Mobility (ITEM) and the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology of the Faculty of Law at Maastricht University.

Her research focuses on the cross border administrative approach to outlaw motorcycle gangs in the Meuse-Rhine Euregion.