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Police Day

Police Day is an event aimed at citizens. Its goal is to promote the police’s visibility and interaction with citizens. The events are open to everyone and suitable for all ages. 

This year, the Police Day will be held on Saturday, 27 August 2022. On this page you can find all the local events of the Police Day. 

Events by locality on 27 August 2022

Espoo

Espoo City Garden, gravel parking area
From 12 noon to 3 p.m.
An event suitable for all ages takes place as part of the Espoo Day program at the city garden. Among other things, there will be motorcycle policemen, who will tell interested parties about their activities.

Eurajoki

K-Supermarket Eurajoen Portti, Riikontie 2
From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Patrolmen and police officers from crime scene investigation will take part in this event. Welcome!

Helsinki

Stoa, Turunlinnantie 1 Itäkeskus
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Every hour on the hour, the following subjects will be discussed, for example, the diverse recruitment of the police, the police in social media, young people, mounted police and police activities. Equipment presentation. There is also a permit services police car where you can identify yourself for a travel document once your application has been made and prepaid online.

Hyvinkää

Willa shopping centre, Hämeenkatu 9
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The event has program for the whole family. Police equipment will also be there.

Jyväskylä

Aren aukio public square
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Police officers, permit service personnel and police equipment can be found at the Aren aukio square. There is something to see and program for the whole family, in addition to which there will be small and nice police-themed surprises for the children.

Järvenpää

Prisma Järvenpää shopping centre, Rantakatu 5
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The event has program for the whole family. Police equipment will also be there

Kankaanpää

Krookka guest harbour, Merikarvia 
From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the event, police officers will be meeting people and answering questions. 

Kemiönsaari

Dalsbruk’s guest harbour
From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the event, police officers will be meeting people and answering questions. 

Kokemäki

Kokemäki police station, Tulkkilantie 8
From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the event, police officers will be meeting people, answering questions and showing police equipment. A lost & found auction will also be organized in connection with the event from 2 p.m. onwards.

Kokkola

Market Square
From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
At the event, police officers will be meeting people and answering questions. Equipment presentation: quad bike, motorcycle, LAPV, van with vehicle weighing scales and patrol car. Tasks for children.

Kotka

Details of the event will be specified later

Kotka Market Square
The time will be confirmed later
Equipment presentation and advice, e.g. in license matters and criminal investigation matters.

Kuopio

Details of the event will be specified later

Kuopio Market Square
The time will be confirmed later
Visit of the National Police Commissioner. Maltti and Valtti & the Helsinki Police Symphonic Band will perform. 

Lahti

Lahti Market Square
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Police patrols and equipment on the square. The police dog Patrik will perform in front of a live audience for the first time on the Lahen Lava stage, opening in August, and the police officer of the year, Teppo Rainio, will be asked about traffic behavior. Info flashes on fraud and scams as well as social media from the police's point of view will also be offered on the stage. The performance schedule for the day will be specified by 8 August. 

Laitila

Laitilan tori
From 1 p.m. to 2.15 p.m.
At the event, police officers will be meeting people and answering questions.

Lohja

Lohja police station, courtyard
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Anchor team is involved in the event suitable for all ages, as well as policemen presenting a new police boat and motorcycles.

Loimaa

Parking area of Prisma, Aleksis Kivenkatu 7
From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the event, police officers will be meeting people and answering questions.

Oulu

Oulu Market Square
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The authentic Market Square Policeman interviews police personnel about current issues. Police band Mansikkakesä performs. Police equipment will be on display at the event.

Parainen

Pargas guest harbour
From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Join the Police Day in the archipelago! Attending the event in Pargas are police officers from investigation. Later during the event you will also have the chance to meet the Archipelago patrol.

Pori

Eetunaukio public square
From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be things to see and do for all ages! During the event, you can meet police patrols and get to know the police equipment. There is also a permit services pop-up where you can book service appointments and get advice on, for example, preparing an electronic permit application. In addition, small police-themed surprises are distributed to the children.

Porvoo

Lundi shopping centre, Lundinkatu 12
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The event has program for the whole family. Police equipment will also be there.

Pyhäjärvi

Makasiinitori market square, Antintie 4
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A police dog show and a lost & found auction will be held at the event. Police equipment will be on display. 

Raasepori

Details of the event will be specified later

Raatihuoneentori market square, Ekenäs 
From 10 a.m. to 12 a.m.
The event, which is suitable for all ages, includes, among other things, a motorcycle policeman with their motorcycle and a policeman explaining about preventive activities

Rovaniemi

Lordi’s Square
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There are police patrols, trainees, permit services and police equipment at the event. 

Somero

Somero market square
From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
We welcome you to come and meet the police patrols from Salo. Police officers working in the field as well as in investigation will take part in the event.

Tampere

Central Square
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
At Tampere Central Square you can find police officers, permit service personnel and police equipment. Police dogs also participate in the event. There is something to see and program for the whole family, in addition to which there will be small and nice police-themed surprises for the children. 

Police Museum
Vaajakatu 2
From 12 noon to 5 p.m.
In the Police Museum, in addition to the basic exhibition, you can explore the special exhibition The colored truth - Art crime in Finland. The youngest members of the family will find a variety of things to do in the children’s police station Pokela. There is no entrance fee to the Police Museum. 

Turku

Yliopistonkatu, pedestrian street
From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be things to see and do for all ages! At the event in Turku, you can meet police patrols and get to know police equipment. There is also a permit services pop-up where you can book service appointments and get advice on, for example, preparing an electronic permit application. Turku Police Department’s female choir and Turku Police Department’s choir will perform at the event. In addition, small police-themed surprises are distributed to the children.

Uusikaupunki

Uusikaupunki market square
From 2.30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
At the event, police officers will be meeting people and answering questions.

Vantaa

Jumbo shopping centre, Vantaanportinkatu 3
From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The event has program for the whole family. Police equipment will also be there and a wheel of fortune at the stand of the National Bureau of Investigation.

Äänekoski 

Police station’s yard, Akselinkatu 6
The time will be confirmed later 
Police officers from different units and police equipment can be found in the yard of the police station. There is something to see and program for the whole family, in addition to which there will be small and nice police-themed surprises for the children.

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