Appendix table 1. Coercive measures of the police, customs and border guard in 2012 to 2016

Coercive measure 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
TOTAL 216,599 210,302 196,748 197,191 197,451
Apprehension 28,627 27,726 24,984 24,663 23,688
Arrest 10,584 10,110 9,150 9,554 9,506
Remand 2,548 2,420 2,174 2,263 2,319
Prohibition on travel 726 543 576 597 639
Persons taken into custody while intoxic 72,413 68,393 61,266 59,753 56,563
Request to examine state of intoxication, blood test 10,689 11,000 11,345 11,538 11,662
Examination of state of intoxication, precision breathalyser 10,796 9,597 8,528 8,206 7,790
Physical search / confiscation 25,774 23,426 22,311 23,106 25,366
- Of which the determination of the suspect's DNA profile 13,207 10,381 8,412 7,979 10,481
Bodily search / confiscation 4,196 4,263 2,998 2,802 2,890
House search and confiscation 16,356 17,578 12,983 12,058 11,499
Confiscation 27,585 28,704 25,511 25,787 26,759
Prohibition to reveal, decision 97 106 113 166 133
Cancellation of a coercive measure 45 46 38 26 35
Restraining order 2,021 1,965 1,829 1,729 1,591
Order to terminate a consignment 79 129 102 125 164
Amendment of a coercive measure 72 88 35 34 39
Order to bring a person before court 685 823 1,510 1,398 1,272
Request to extend the time limit 1,706 1,857 1,355 1,184 1,235
Precautionary measure / confiscation for security 332 281 219 211 184
Temporary measure 276 210 194 152 128
Obligate a witness to give evidence 1 0 0 1 0
Release of a detainee 966 994 528 635 669
Search of data contained in a device 0 0 4,177 5,505 5,794
Search of premises 0 0 4,753 5,633 6,347
Ulkomaalaisen säilöönotto 0 0 0 0 1,079

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2016. Statistics Finland

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Updated 31.5.2017

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