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Tampere police investigate weekend homicide

Police in Tampere say they're investigating a homicide, attempted homicide and aggravated assault following an incident in the city's Haapalinna neighbourhood. It happened on Saturday...

One person injured in Helsinki theatre explosion

Police and rescue crews have been responding to an explosion in Helsinki early Monday afternoon. The official Helsinki Police Twitter account said that several police,...

Police attacked with bottles and stones in Midsummer Eve brawl

Police officers have been pelted with bottles and stones, after intervening in a Midsummer Eve brawl in Helsinki. It happened at Hietaniemi beach around 02:00...

Police shoot wild boars in Helsinki neighbourhood

Police in Helsinki have shot three wild boars. It happened late Monday night after officers received a number of reports about three wild boars spotted...

Record number of candidates apply for police training college

The Police University Colleve Polamk in Tampere has received more than 5,200 applications for places on training courses this year - 13 applicants for...

Police launch investigation into North Savo nursing home deaths

Police in Eastern Finland have launched a formal preliminary investigation into the Kallionsydän nursing home in Kiuruvesi where at least 11 elderly people have...

Police report “exceptionally peaceful” Vappu Eve

The National Police Board says that Vappu Eve was "exceptionally peaceful" throughout the country with few people gathering in public places, and members of...

Lapland Police investigated over sneaky Sweden snus run

The Lapland Police Department has turned itself in to the Prosecutor General's office for investigation, after a widely-circulated photograph on social media appeared to...

Police threaten fines for teen mass gatherings

Police in southwest Finland have threatened to impose fines on young people after three days of mass gatherings over the Easter weekend. Officers in Pori...

Hundreds turned back at Uusimaa borders on usually-busy travel day

Hundreds of vehicles have been turned back at the Uusimaa border as police and military conscripts continue to enforce a regional lockdown to help...