Safety and 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_julka...

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...

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/in...

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

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

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

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