Appendix table 1. Coercive measures of the police, customs and border guard in 2010 to 2014

Coercive measure 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
TOTAL 215,400 227,417 216,599 210,302 196,748
Apprehension 30,765 31,642 28,627 27,726 24,984
Arrest 11,123 11,097 10,584 10,110 9,150
Remand 2,334 2,373 2,548 2,420 2,174
Prohibition on travel 593 611 726 543 576
Persons taken into custody while intoxic 79,555 78,463 72,413 68,393 61,266
Request to examine state of intoxication, blood test 1) 975 8,323 10,689 11,000 11,345
Examination of state of intoxication, precision breathalyser 11,969 12,498 10,796 9,597 8,528
Physical search / confiscation 27,408 28,425 25,774 23,426 22,311
- Of which the determination of the suspect's DNA profile 14,931 15,498 13,207 10,381 8,412
Bodily search / confiscation 4,779 4,523 4,196 4,263 2,998
House search and confiscation 17,034 17,689 16,356 17,578 12,983
Confiscation 23,105 25,850 27,585 28,704 25,511
Prohibition to reveal, decision 96 72 97 106 113
Cancellation of a coercive measure 46 37 45 46 38
Restraining order 2,049 2,065 2,021 1,965 1,829
Order to terminate a consignment 32 34 79 129 102
Amendment of a coercive measure 40 72 72 88 35
Order to bring a person before court 562 566 685 823 1,510
Request to extend the time limit 1,584 1,669 1,706 1,857 1,355
Precautionary measure / confiscation for security 246 280 332 281 219
Temporary measure 214 248 276 210 194
Release of a detainee 882 869 966 994 528
Obligate a witness to give evidence 0 0 1 0 0
Search of data contained in a device 0 0 0 0 4,177
Search of premises 0 0 0 0 4,753
1) Data prior to 2011 are deficient

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2014. Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Kimmo Haapakangas 029 551 3252, rikos@stat.fi

Director in charge: Riitta Harala


Updated 20.5.2015

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