Appendix table 1. Coercive measures of the police, customs and border guard in 2011 to 2015

Coercive measure 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
TOTAL 227,417 216,599 210,302 196,748 197,591
Apprehension 31,642 28,627 27,726 24,984 24,663
Arrest 11,097 10,584 10,110 9,150 9,554
Remand 2,373 2,548 2,420 2,174 2,663
Prohibition on travel 611 726 543 576 597
Persons taken into custody while intoxic 78,463 72,413 68,393 61,266 59,753
Request to examine state of intoxication, blood test 8,323 10,689 11,000 11,345 11,538
Examination of state of intoxication, precision breathalyser 12,498 10,796 9,597 8,528 8,206
Physical search / confiscation 28,425 25,774 23,426 22,311 23,106
- Of which the determination of the suspect's DNA profile 15,498 13,207 10,381 8,412 7,979
Bodily search / confiscation 4,523 4,196 4,263 2,998 2,802
House search and confiscation 17,689 16,356 17,578 12,983 12,058
Confiscation 25,850 27,585 28,704 25,511 25,787
Prohibition to reveal, decision 72 97 106 113 166
Cancellation of a coercive measure 37 45 46 38 26
Restraining order 2,065 2,021 1,965 1,829 1,729
Order to terminate a consignment 34 79 129 102 125
Amendment of a coercive measure 72 72 88 35 34
Order to bring a person before court 566 685 823 1,510 1,398
Request to extend the time limit 1,669 1,706 1,857 1,355 1,184
Precautionary measure / confiscation for security 280 332 281 219 211
Temporary measure 248 276 210 194 152
Release of a detainee 869 966 994 528 635
Obligate a witness to give evidence 0 1 0 0 1
Search of data contained in a device 0 0 0 4,177 5,505
Search of premises 0 0 0 4,753 5,633

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2015. Statistics Finland

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Updated 18.5.2016

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