Appendix table 1. Coercive measures of the police, customs and border guard in 2013 to 2017

Coercive measure 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
TOTAL 210,302 196,748 197,191 197,451 195,777
Apprehension 27,726 24,984 24,663 23,688 22,890
Arrest 10,110 9,150 9,554 9,506 8,783
Remand 2,420 2,174 2,263 2,319 2,143
Prohibition on travel 543 576 597 639 462
Persons taken into custody while intoxic 68,393 61,266 59,753 56,563 54,600
Request to examine state of intoxication, blood test 11,000 11,345 11,538 11,662 12,456
Examination of state of intoxication, precision breathalyser 9,597 8,528 8,206 7,790 7,369
Physical search / confiscation 23,426 22,311 23,106 25,366 26,234
- Of which the determination of the suspect's DNA profile 10,381 8,412 7,979 10,481 10,692
Bodily search / confiscation 4,263 2,998 2,802 2,890 3,302
House search and confiscation 17,578 12,983 12,058 11,499 11,116
Confiscation 28,704 25,511 25,787 26,759 26,672
Prohibition to reveal, decision 106 113 166 133 141
Cancellation of a coercive measure 46 38 26 35 27
Restraining order 1,965 1,829 1,729 1,591 1,534
Order to terminate a consignment 129 102 125 164 127
Amendment of a coercive measure 88 35 36 42 23
Order to bring a person before court 823 1,510 1,398 1,272 1,423
Request to extend the time limit 1,857 1,355 1,184 1,235 1,150
Precautionary measure / confiscation for security 281 219 211 184 173
Temporary measure 210 194 152 128 102
Release of a detainee 994 528 635 669 718
Search of data contained in a device 0 4,177 5,505 5,795 5,936
Search of premises 0 4,753 5,634 6,348 6,833
Obligate a witness to give evidence 0 0 1 0 0
Ulkomaalaisen säilöönotto 0 0 0 1,086 1,491

Source: Statistics on offences and coercive measures 2017. Statistics Finland

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Updated 28.2.2018

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