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:
The emergency number in Finland is 112.
Central Finland Police Department is in charge of the general order and safety, crime prevention and investigation, and license services in the area of Central Finland.
Support in case of crisis:
The Crisis Center Mobile Jyväskylä is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Telephone: 014 – 266 7150, address: Asemakatu 2 (2. floor), 40100 Jyväskylä
Tukinainen, the Crisis Centre for Sexually Assaulted in Jyväskylä
Finnish Online Family Shelter – Help in Family Abuse and Security in Intimate Relationships
Law and justice
Authorities and information on a national level:
About law and legal protection in Finland:
Legislative information database:
Public order act:
Judicial system in Finland:
Ministry of Justice:
The Office of the Chancellor of Justice:
Centres for Economic Development, Transport, and the Environment:
Regional State Administrative Agencies
The Ombudsman for Equality:
The Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman:
Ombudsman for Minorities: