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City of Jyväskylä

Security

Jyväskylä is a safe and a pleasant city to live in and to visit for everybody. Major accidents or other serious security threats are rare here as they are everywhere in Finland, one of the safest countries in the world. Public order, public security, and rescue services are guaranteed and maintained by Finnish national authorities. Help and support of good quality and of easy access are widely provided in case of different kinds of incidents.

Rescue services, rescue authorities, police:

Emergency number 112 in Finland:
http://www.112.fi/index.php?langID=2&pageName=emergency*

How to use the emergency number 112 in Finland? :
http://www.112.fi/documents/Hake_112esittely_englanti.pdf*

Central Finland Police Department:
http://www.poliisi.fi/poliisi/keski-suomi/home.nsf/pages/indexeng*

Information and Instructions for Accident Prevention and Emergencies:
http://www.keskisuomenpelastuslaitos.fi/instancedata/prime_product_julkaisu/jyvaskyla/embeds/30592_VK_eng_03.pdf*

Support in case of crisis:

The Crisis Center Mobile Jyväskylä 24 hours/day:
http://www.kriisikeskusmobile.fi/inenglish.html*

Tukinainen, the Crisis Centre for Sexually Assaulted in Jyväskylä:
http://www.tukinainen.fi/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=76&Itemid=28*

Victim Support Finland:
http://www.riku.fi/fi/victim+support/*

Finnish Online Family Shelter – Help in Family Abuse and Security in Intimate Relationships:
http://www.turvakoti.net/en/home*

National authorities:

The Finnish Defence Forces:
http://www.mil.fi/english/*

Ministry of Defence:
http://www.defmin.fi/?l=en&s=1*

Finnish Immigration Service:
http://www.migri.fi/netcomm/Default.asp?language=EN*

The Finnish Border Guard:
http://www.raja.fi/rvl/home.nsf/pages/index_eng*

Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority Finland:
http://www.stuk.fi/en_GB/*

Rescue Services in Finland:
http://www.pelastustoimi.fi/en/*

Emergency Response Centre Administration Finland:
http://www.112.fi/*

Law and justice

Authorities and information on a national level:

About law and legal protection in Finland:
http://www.suomi.fi/suomifi/english/subjects/law_and_legal_protection/index.html*

Legislative information database:
http://www.finlex.fi/en/*

Public order act:
http://www.intermin.fi/intermin/hankkeet/jarjestyslaki/home.nsf/pages/indexeng*

Judicial system in Finland:
http://www.oikeus.fi/8108.htm*

Ministry of Justice:
http://www.om.fi/en/Etusivu*

The Office of the Chancellor of Justice:
http://www.chancellorofjustice.fi/index.html*

Centres for Economic Development, Transport, and the Environment:
http://www.ely-keskus.fi/fi/Sivut/inenglish.aspx*

Regional State Administrative Agencies:
http://www.avi.fi/fi/Sivut/inenglish.aspx*

Consumer agency:
http://www.kuluttajavirasto.fi/en-GB/*

Parliamentary Ombudsman:
http://www.oikeusasiamies.fi/Resource.phx/eoa/english/index.htx*

The Ombudsman for Equality:
http://www.tasa-arvo.fi/en*

The Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman:
http://www.tietosuoja.fi/1560.htm*

Ombudsman for Minorities:
http://www.vahemmistovaltuutettu.fi/intermin/vvt/home.nsf/pages/index3*

* = link out
** = link to jyvaskylaregion -website

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