About the Marechaussee

The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee safeguards the security of the State, both in the Netherlands and further afield. It is deployed globally at locations of strategic importance: from royal palaces to the external borders of Europe, and from airports in the Netherlands to theatres of war and crisis areas all over the world. The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee is deployable for security in any situation at home and abroad, especially when the going gets tough.

Video: Royal Netherlands Marechaussee, when the going gets tough

The Marechaussee has 3 core tasks:

  1. border control tasks;
  2. security and surveillance;
  3. international and military police tasks.

For more information about the Marechaussee and its tasks, checkĀ english.defensie.nl/marechaussee.