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  • Criminal investigations into GPS interference and airspace violations interrupted

    3.2.2023 11.56

    The police have investigated GPS interference that occurred in the Finnish territory in spring 2022, and several airspace violations in Finnish airspace in spring and summer 2022. These criminal...

    The National Bureau of Investigation Offences and criminal investigation News preliminary investigation criminal procedure criminal cases The National Bureau of Investigation
  • There is one place in Finland that plays a critical role in particularly demanding police tasks – the Helsinki command centre supervises and is ready 24/7

    1.2.2023 18.04

    The southern command centre in Helsinki is on standby around the clock. The centre is the place from which the police operations of the whole of Southern Finland are managed, criminal...

    Helsinki Police Department Law enforcement and response Uusimaa Helsinki News Helsinki Police Department
  • Everyone is entitled to personal integrity – even online

    31.1.2023 10.00

    Having fun, hanging out with friends, getting to know new people, and various relationships are a natural part of young age. Likewise, practicing independent life management and social skills, and...

    National Police Board Offences and criminal investigation Preventive Police Work News Front page top news young people social media criminal cases National Police Board
  • Young people’s criminal symptoms require attention by society at large

    24.1.2023 10.29

    The Police statistics show that the number of offences committed by young suspects has increased dramatically.

    National Police Board Offences and criminal investigation News criminal cases National Police Board violent crimes young offenders
  • The Police Museum joins the Museum Card network – entrance still free of charge

    17.1.2023 10.05

    From 18 January 2023, the Police Museum will become a Museum Card museum. In practice, this means that you will be able buy a new Museum Card from us or extend the validity of your existing card....

    Tampere Front page top news Police Museum services Police Museum admission tickets
  • Almost 30,000 visitors to the Museum in 2022

    10.1.2023 10.00

    In 2022, the Police Museum was visited by some 29,500 people. The year culminated in winning the Museum of the Year award.

    Tampere Front page top news Police Museum exhibitions Police Museum
  • Especially young adults encounter gambling marketing on social media

    10.1.2023 7.00

    Illegal gambling advertising has been especially targeted at young adults on social media channels for several years. Marketing typically utilises the popularity of social media celebrities and...

    National Police Board Supervision of gambling News Front page top news gambling games marketing National Police Board
  • The police remind everyone of the safe use of fireworks; maintain order and safety on New Year’s Eve

    27.12.2022 10.27

    Helsinki Police Department is maintaining public order and safety in Helsinki visibly on New Year’s Eve. Particular attention will be paid to the safe use of fireworks.

    Law enforcement and response Helsinki Helsinki Police Department News safety and security firework displays New Year Helsinki Police Department
  • Some Police social media accounts put on hold at year’s end

    21.12.2022 8.00

    The Police has outlined that a time of restraint related to the parliamentary elections also applies to certain Police social media accounts if the account holder stands for the Parliament.

    Police operations and development National Police Board News social media elections
  • Police to reinforce fight against cybercrime: Finland to join a Europol taskforce

    20.12.2022 8.36

    Finland will join an international taskforce investigating and preventing cybercrime at the headquarters of Europol. The Finnish member comes from the National Bureau of Investigation.

    The National Bureau of Investigation Offences and criminal investigation News criminal cases cyber crime The National Bureau of Investigation
  • The latest RDI newsletter published

    19.12.2022 10.08

    The research, innovation and development activities (RDI) newsletter 3/2022 of the Police University College has been published. 

    Research and development operations Tampere Police University College research and development operations research activity Police University College research activities
  • National Police Board issues decision on the Elokapina demonstration

    16.12.2022 14.07

    On 16 December 2022, the National Police Board has made a decision on the case of internal legality control relating to the events during the demonstration organized by the Finnish branch of...

    National Police Board Law enforcement and response News Front page top news demonstrations public order National Police Board
  • Payment blocks for gambling services enter into force at the beginning of 2023

    9.12.2022 8.30

    Gambling problems seem to be more closely linked to online gambling services and especially to gambling sites that are not allowed to operate or market gambling services in Mainland Finland...

    Supervision of gambling National Police Board News gambling games marketing National Police Board payments traffic
  • The police will monitor drunk drivers in a surveillance marathon

    8.12.2022 16.32

    The police will organise a drunk driving surveillance marathon throughout the country between 9 and 10 December 2022. As many breathalyser tests as possible will be carried out in urban areas and...

    National Police Board Traffic News Front page top news police departments traffic safety traffic surveillance National Police Board
  • The police caught drunk drivers in pre-Christmas traffic

    7.12.2022 14.39

    The police monitored drunk driving during pre-Christmas peak hours and the following mornings on three weekends from 18 November to 4 December 2022. A total of almost 53,000 breathalyser tests were...

    National Police Board Traffic News Front page top news police departments traffic safety traffic surveillance intoxicants National Police Board pre-Christmas parties
  • A grim weekend on the roads

    29.11.2022 13.01

    Four unfortunate traffic accidents took place last weekend, causing the deaths of six people. Six people losing their lives during a single weekend is a lot. Based on preliminary data, it appears...

    National Police Board Law enforcement and response Traffic Offences and criminal investigation News Front page top news organisations traffic traffic safety traffic surveillance road traffic traffic accidents land traffic National Police Board speeding
  • Police Commissioner underlines the significance of cooperation in preventing gang crime

    28.11.2022 14.58

    To build an overview and combat the phenomenon, cooperation is now closer within the police department, between police units in the Helsinki region, internationally and with the City of Helsinki.

    Helsinki Police Department Law enforcement and response Offences and criminal investigation Preventive Police Work Helsinki News public order criminal cases Helsinki Police Department
  • 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 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