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Coronavirus and the police

The police also maintains public order and security in relation to the coronavirus.

Please avoid visits to the Police point of service if your problem is not urgent. You can file an online application for the passport or personal ID, and in most cases  report a crime digitally

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Use our online services because of the corona situation. Apply for licenses and file crime reports online.

If your matter requires a personal visit, make an appointment in advance. Queuing at police premises is not always possible.

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Restrictions on movement and public order

The police have the right to isolate, close or empty a commonly used space or area or prohibit and restrict movement if this is necessary for maintaining public order and safety. To increase the effect of the isolation, a police worker can give orders and prohibitions that obligate everyone.

Not following Police orders is deemed to be criminalised insubordination. The police can arrest the recusant if they would cause noticeable disturbance or immediate danger to the public order and safety. The arrested person can be held as long as it is probable that they cause disturbance or danger; however, a maximum of 24 hours.

Duties of the police are always based on the law and decrees.

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null Due to the coronavirus situation we try to limit the number of customers in the waiting areas

Koronatilanteen takia pyrimme rajoittamaan odotustiloissa olevien asiakkaiden määrää
Due to the coronavirus situation we try to limit the number of customers in the waiting areas

10.12.2020 14.19 | Published in English on 11.12.2020 at 11.46
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All public events of more than 10 people are prohibited by decision of the Regional State Administrative Agency. Due to the coronavirus situation, we try to limit the number of customers in the waiting areas. To minimise the risk of infection, please only visit a Western Uusimaa police station if absolutely necessary.

Many police matters can be taken care of in our online service.

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