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Helsinki Police

We ensure that our capital city is safe and pleasant for everyone together with the City of Helsinki, other authorities, communities and the residents. 

The Helsinki police station is in Pasila. You can report an offence or apply for a passport, identification card and other licences with us. 

The Helsinki Police Department was established in 1826, and it is the largest police unit in Finland. The department employs some 1,600 people, of which around 1,300 are police officers. 

In addition to our basic duties as the local police force, we are responsible for the safety of the President, members of the Government and state visitors. The national Police Rapid Response Unit Karhu, the national human trafficking investigative team and the Police Traffic Safety Centre are also at the Helsinki Police Department. 

There is a police patch on the blue sleeve.

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Helsinki Police Department’s management

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Helsinki Police as employer

Helsinki Police Department was founded in 1826, and it is the largest police department in Finland.

In addition to the responsibilities mentioned above, Helsinki Police is also responsible for many special operations at national and local level such as for example organizing presidential and dignitary protection service.

In Helsinki, in addition to police patrols, the police can be seen on horseback, as K9/Police Dog Units and, during summer, on motorcycle, bicycle and boat patrols. Also, the National Special Intervention Unit Karhu and Police Traffic Safety Centre are located in Helsinki.

In addition to police officers, Helsinki Police employs professionals and experts from various fields such as ICT, law, economics, HR and communications.

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