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  • Contact information of the police units will be updated on the Police.fi on November 29, 2022

    24.11.2022 16.02

    The operation and structure of the contact information search will also be changed. The largest change is that police stations will no longer have separate contact information pages.

    National Police Board Police operations and development Front page top news News police contact information websites renewal
  • Christmas break at the Police Museum 19 December – 9 January

    24.11.2022 10.01

    The Police Museum will be closed from 19 December 2022 to 9 January 2023. The doors will be opened again on Tuesday, 10 January 2023. During the break, you are welcome to explore our virtual museum...

    Tampere Front page top news Police Museum exhibitions arranged events opening hours Police Museum
  • Police prevents undeclared work together with other authorities

    22.11.2022 12.54

    Preventing, exposing and detecting undeclared work and economic crime are important goals for the police in fighting crime. In the current year, the police have organised several surveillance raids...

    Offences and criminal investigation National Police Board News cooperation financial crimes black economy economy criminal cases National Police Board interagency cooperation taxation economics undeclared work
  • Only drive sober and well rested to a Pre-Christmas party

    18.11.2022 12.33

    The police will be intensifying their surveillance of drunk driving during the Pre-Christmas party period for the next three weekends. Surveillance will be carried out through mass breathalyser...

    National Police Board Traffic News Front page top news police departments traffic surveillance drunk driving National Police Board pre-Christmas parties
  • Police University College’s audit team appointed

    16.11.2022 14.20

    The Finnish Education Evaluation Centre will audit the Police University College’s quality system in November 2023.

    Police education Tampere Front page top news Police University College quality systems auditing Police University College police education
  • Police took part in Eurojust coordinated action against investment fraud

    16.11.2022 12.22

    A joint investigation team (JIT) consisting of authorities from ten countries has investigated an investment fraud scheme committed by an organised criminal network. In Finland, the number of...

    The National Bureau of Investigation Offences and criminal investigation News criminal cases The National Bureau of Investigation
  • Narcotics offences increased among youths and first-time offenders

    15.11.2022 8.59

    The total number of narcotics offences and aggravated narcotics offences have increased in comparison to the respective time period of the previous year. The same development was apparent in the...

    National Police Board Offences and criminal investigation News Front page top news police departments drug offences criminal cases National Police Board
  • Police blog: Stopping the street gang phenomenon is not in the hands of the police alone

    14.11.2022 15.50

    Even though the police have succeeded effectively not only in investigating crimes committed by street gangs, but also in preventing new crimes, stopping the street gang phenomenon is not in the...

    National Police Board Offences and criminal investigation News Front page top news blogs criminal cases National Police Board violent crimes juvenile delinquency
  • Environmental offences down from last year

    11.11.2022 12.05

    The number of environmental offences and those related to the natural resources dropped in 2021, compared to the preceding years. However, the offences endangering health and safety were...

    Offences and criminal investigation National Police Board News environmental offences criminal cases National Police Board
  • New research project to combat fake news and disinformation

    11.11.2022 10.18

    Police University College participates in the international Fake nEws Risk MItigator (FERMI) project that will develop an AI-based solution to detect disinformation and fake news, including in...

    Research and development operations Tampere Front page top news Police University College research and development operations research activity projects Police University College
  • Couple walking on Viertotie in Porvoo on 8–9 October requested to contact the police

    10.11.2022 9.16

    Eastern Uusimaa police requests a couple who were out walking on Viertotie in the Gammelbacka district in Porvoo around midnight 8–9 October 2022 to contact the police.

    Eastern Uusimaa Police Department Offences and criminal investigation Porvoo News Eastern Uusimaa Police Department criminal matters
  • Joint exercise between the Police of Finland, the Finnish Defence Forces and the Finnish Border Guard – including helicopters

    7.11.2022 15.11

    A joint exercise between the Police of Finland, the Finnish Defence Forces and the Finnish Border Guard will be held in the Uusimaa region between 8 and 10 November. The exercise will take place in...

    Helsinki Police Department Law enforcement and response Police operations and development Helsinki News internal properties cooperation Helsinki Police Department physical properties performance
  • Alcohol sold by licensed premises to drunken persons

    2.11.2022 9.27

    From 17 to 23 October 2022, the Police controlled licensed premises in various parts of Finland, at the same time also performing supervision of foreign nationals. The control campaign was...

    National Police Board Law enforcement and response News Front page top news police supervision disruptive behaviour National Police Board sale serving of alcohol
  • NBI has no evidence on donated weapons delivered to Finland

    1.11.2022 16.25

    The public may have been under the impression that weapons donated and delivered to Ukraine would have ended up in the hands of operators in organised crime in Finland. The National Bureau of...

    The National Bureau of Investigation Offences and criminal investigation News organised crime criminal cases The National Bureau of Investigation
  • Police blog: Cyclist on pedestrian crossing and cycle lane crossing – who gives way?

    31.10.2022 11.10

    Does the cyclist have the right to drive using the pedestrian crossing and who is obligated to give way in that case?

    National Police Board Traffic News police organisations traffic traffic safety traffic surveillance traffic signs cyclists
  • A third person was remanded in the criminal investigation into berry picking business

    30.10.2022 11.17

    The remand is related to the case in which Thai wild berry pickers are believed to have become victims of human trafficking.

    The National Bureau of Investigation Offences and criminal investigation News
  • Jari Kyllönen, Police Officer of the Year: True information can change young persons’ attitudes to intoxicants

    28.10.2022 10.59

    Detective Senior Sergent Jari Kyllönen, an experienced member of the narcotics division at the Helsinki Police Department, is the Police of the Year 2022. In addition to his crime investigation...

    National Police Board Helsinki Police Department Police operations and development News Front page top news police police administration National Police Board rewarding
  • One person remanded in absentia for Vastaamo hacking incident

    28.10.2022 7.48

    The National Bureau of Investigation has made progress in the criminal investigation of the hacking incident committed against Psychotherapy Centre Vastaamo. A Finnish man has been remanded in...

    The National Bureau of Investigation Offences and criminal investigation News preliminary investigation criminal procedure trial criminal cases arrest The National Bureau of Investigation
  • Criminal investigation relating to berry business continues – police and Border Guard suspect aggravated human trafficking

    27.10.2022 13.24

    The police and the Border Guard have investigated a large case of suspected human trafficking of Thai wild berry pickers in Finland. Two persons have been remanded and one has been arrested.

    The National Bureau of Investigation Offences and criminal investigation News preliminary investigation criminal procedure trial criminal cases The National Bureau of Investigation
  • Police blog: serious threats require enhanced international cooperation

    25.10.2022 11.53

    International cooperation is increasingly important for the Finnish Police. In order to be able to respond to increasingly serious threats as a result of international developments, cooperation...

    National Police Board Police operations and development News Front page top news police administration international cooperation crime National Police Board threats