Joutsa police station - Police
Poliisi - Yhteystiedot - Poliisiasema ja poliisilaitos
In emergencies, always dial 112.
Please use our online services and book a service time in advance, whenever possible. Read the instructions first before making an application for a passport, personal ID card or other permit or filing a Police report.
If a case is underway and pending, the responses are given by the Police department handing the case. For example, to order copies of records of investigation or criminal reports, please contact the Police department or station directly. Please check the contact details of the department or station in question.
The cost for a call to the Police is
- the local network charge (pvm) if you call using a landline number
- cellular phone charge (mpm) if you use a mobile phone
- international call charge if you call from abroad.
You will pay for the call in line with your operator tariff. Waiting time is also paid for.
1.1.2022–31.12.2022Licence services are open every even week on Wednesdays 9-11 and 12-15.15 only by appointment. (No in week 22 and 44)
Switchboard+358 295 440131
Nationwide police customer service and bookings+358 295 419800Mon–Fri 8.00–16.15
Police matters+358 295 414776
The orders of pre-trial investigation records+358 295 448089Mon–Fri 9.00–11.00
Our services are
The police provides a lost and found service.
Arvauskilpailun järjestäminen vaatii luvan poliisilta.
Licences pertaining to certain kinds of game machines and gaming devices
You can apply for a licence for game machines, gaming devices and hand-operated wheels of fortune from the local police department.
Non-money lottery licences
Running non-money lotteries requires a licence from the police.
Non-money prize machine licence
Keeping non-money prize machines available is subject to a licence.
Notification of small-scale fundraising
Fundraising requires a permit from the police. It can also be arranged as small-scale fundraising, which requires a notification to the police.
Notice of a firework display
A company that has got an appropriate licence from TUKES can organise firework displays.
Rock blasting notice
The police must be notified of rock blasting work at least seven days before the blasting.
Foreigner’s identity card
The police can issue identity cards to foreign citizens who reside in Finland permanently.
An identity card is a photographic proof of its holder’s identity. An identity card is also a valid travel document with limited rights.
Passi on Suomen kansalaiselle myönnettävä matkustusasiakirja. Passi on myös todistus haltijansa henkilöllisyydestä.
Reporting an offence
The victim of a crime should file a report of the offence with the Police as soon as possible.
Approval as a guard
A person who is performing security guard duties is required to have a valid guard licence.
Approval as a temporary guard
A temporary guard licence is required for a person who is performing guard duties for up to four months.
Approval of security stewards
A person who performs security stewarding duties is required to have a valid security steward identity card.
Security officer certification
A valid security officer licence is required when a person carries out security tasks for the purpose of earning income.
The police must receive notification about any public meeting that is due to take place outdoors and in a public place at least 24 hours in advance.
Yleisötilaisuuden järjestämisestä on tehtävä kirjallinen ilmoitus järjestämispaikan poliisille.
Ajokortin erityisehdot ja luokan alentaminen
Ajokorttiluokkaa voidaan alentaa ja ajokortin erityisehtoja voidaan muuttaa, mikäli siihen ilmenee syytä.
Alkolukkoajokortti voidaan myöntää terveysperusteisena tai sille, joka on epäiltynä tai syyllistynyt rattijuopumukseen tai törkeään rattijuopumukseen.
European Firearms Pass (EFP)
The European Firearms Pass (EFP) facilitates the movement of target shooters and hunters from one EU country to another with their firearms.
Weapon licences and permits
The police grants licences and permits for the acquisition and possession of weapons and weapon parts.