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Police in Vaasa shoot a man armed with scissors

Police in Vaasa have shot a man they say was acting in a threatening way with a pair of scissors. Officers were called to the...

Back behind bars: 13 years for corrupt ex-police chief Jari Aarnio

The former head of Helsinki Police drugs squad is back in jail today, as the Court of Appeal upheld a ten year sentence for...

Midsummer drownings, car deaths and driving bans

While many people in Finland enjoyed a long Midsummer holiday, the police and other 112 emergency services were kept on their toes. At least five...

Senior police officers cleared in misconduct court case

A group of senior policemen have been cleared of misconduct charges at Helsinki District Court, in a case that put some of Finland's most...

“Potentially dangerous” cyber attack still impacting Lahti residents

A cyber attack that hit IT infrastructure in Lahti on Monday is still having an impact on local residents. City officials say one computer was...

Thin blue line: government already failing on police staffing levels

On the hottest day of the year so far, Junior Constable Juho Mielonen has just started his night shift in south Helsinki. "You never know...

Police drink drive crackdown already catches offenders

A nation wide police effort to crack down on drink drivers is already paying off. The campaign started on Thursday and continues through until Sunday. According...

Police investigate €14 million fraud case

The National Bureau of Investigation NBI is looking into a large-scale fraud case at a Finnish company. Officers believe employees ripped off the company for...

Police investigate WhatsApp group over violent and sexual images

Police in Eastern Finland have been investigating a WhatsApp group where they say children were spreading images of sexual offences, violence and other pornography. In...

Police launch 48 hour drink-drive crackdown

Finnish police forces are launching a two-day nationwide crackdown on drunk drivers. Over the next 48 hours they expect to carry out thousands of breath...