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Significant drop in reported hate crimes

The number of suspected hate crimes in Finland has decreased, according to the latest figures from the Policy University College in Tampere. Last year police...

HS: Fresh allegations of sexual harassment at Police College

The Police University College in Tampere is investigating fresh allegations of sexual harassment, according to Helsingin Sanomat newspaper. The paper says female students have made...

Oulu Police in 200km per hour car chase

Officers on Oulu chased suspects traveling at speeds up to 200km per hour overnight. The incident started as police were escorting a special transport convoy...

Opposition accuses minister of “flirting with anarchy” over police probe

Opposition MP Tom Packalén (Finns) has written an open letter to Interior Minister Maria Ohisalo (Green) accusing her of "flirting with anarchy" after a weekend protest in...

Taser used on protester, as police say Kurdish march organisers refused...

Helsinki Police say they had to resort to using force during a demonstration in the capital, with officers smashing a car window to stop...

Bird box drugs bust leads to huge crime haul

Criminals in Helsinki were using bird boxes to stash drugs, and only got caught after a member of the public found the haul by...

One man dead after tractor drink-drive accident

Police say two men, suspected of being under the influence of alcohol, were involved in a single-vehicle accident in Somero in south west Finland...

Kuopio sword attack: no action against police for using firearms

Police officers in Kuopio who shot a sword-wielding attacker at a college in early October won't face any further investigations. Prosecutor Heidi Savurinne was involved in...

Vantaa schools and police work together on student threat problems

Schools and authorities in Vantaa are facing a worrying number of bogus threats in schools made by students, which take time and a commitment...

Police release picture of Vuosaari homicide suspect

Police in Helsinki have released a picture of the man they want to question in connection with a shooting death in the city. Aarni Oskari...